Ratings:'DWTS' Hits Low as NBC Wins With Dropping 'Voice' and Rising 'Revolution'
ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" dipped to a series low for performance shows Monday night, while NBC scored a ratings win despite "The Voice" dropping to tie a cycle low, according to preliminary numbers.
NBC took first place in the advertiser-preferred 18-49 demographic with a 3.3 rating/9 share and second in total viewers with 10 million. "The Voice" at 8 p.m., despite sliding 9 percent to tie a cycle low of 3.9/11, was still the top-rated show of the evening, and was the night's second most-watched show with 11.9 million total viewers. "Revolution" at 10 enjoyed a 17 percent boost over last week with a 2.1/6 and drew 10.8 million total viewers.
CBS was second in ratings and third in total viewers with a 2.2/6 and 7.5 million. "How I Met Your Mother" at 8 inched down to a season low of 2.6/8 and took 6.9 million total viewers, while "Rules of Engagement" at 8:30 pulled a 2.1/6 and had 6.7 million total viewers. "2 Broke Girls" at 9 posted a 2.6/7 with 7.9 million total viewers, while "Mike & Molly" at 9:30 dipped 8 percent to a 2.2/6, tying a series low, and took 7.9 million total viewers. "Hawaii Five-0" at 10 climbed 12 percent for a 1.9/5 and drew 7.8 million total viewers.
ABC came in third in ratings and was the night's most-watched network with a 2.0/5 and 12.2 million total viewers. Despite a 10 percent slide to a performance-show low of 1.9/5, "Dancing With the Stars" at 8 was the night's most-watched show with 12.9 million total viewers. "Castle" at 10 was even with last week with a 2.0/5 and took 10.8 million total viewers.
Univision was fourth in ratings and total viewers with a 1.6/4 and 3.8 million.
Fox came in fifth in ratings and total viewers with a 0.7/2 and 2.1 million. The special "Rihanna 777" drew a disheartening 0.8/2 and had 1.7 million total viewers. A "Bones" repeat followed at 9.