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[10/26/10 - 08:49 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dancing" Continues ABC's Reign
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, october 25, 2010)

Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

"Dancing With the Stars" (20.13 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.2, #2) sparked ABC (17.34 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.8, #1) to an easy win on Monday. Leading out of the two-hour broadcast was a new "Castle" (11.78 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.0, #5).

A silver medal then went to CBS (10.20 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.3, #2) with fresh installments of "How I Met Your Mother" (8.38 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.2, #4), "Rules of Engagement" (8.27 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.9, #6), "Two and a Half Men" (13.66 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.3, #1), "Mike & Molly" (10.85 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.6, #3) and "Hawaii Five-0" (10.03 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.8, #7).

Next up was NBC (5.41 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) with new episodes of "Chuck" (5.39 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.9, #9), "The Event" (5.93 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.0, #8) and "Chase" (4.91 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.3, #12).

Meanwhile, FOX (4.13 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) offered up a repeat of "House" (3.99 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.4, #11) followed by a new "Lie to Me" (4.27 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.5, #10).

And finally, new episodes of "90210" (2.04 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T13) and "Gossip Girl" (1.88 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T13) on The CW (1.36 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #5) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): 90210 (11.10% vs. 10/11/10), Gossip Girl (11.10% vs. 10/11/10), Castle (11.10%), Mike & Molly (5.90%), Dancing With the Stars (5.00%), Two and a Half Men (0.00%), How I Met Your Mother (0.00%), Rules of Engagement (0.00%), Chuck (0.00%), Hawaii Five-0 (-3.40%), The Event (-9.10%), Chase (-18.80%), Lie to Me (-25.00%).

In late-night metered market ratings, ABC's "Nightline" (3.4/8) took top honors ahead of CBS's "Letterman" (2.5/6) and NBC's "Leno" (2.8/7). Rounding out the night then were "Kimmel" (1.7/5) on ABC "Ferguson" (1.3/5) on CBS and "Fallon" (1.4/5) and "Daly" (0.8/4) on NBC.


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (10/26/09):

With CBS (9.57 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.0, #2) in repeats, ABC (15.52 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.4, #1) moved up into the top spot with new episodes of "Dancing With the Stars" (17.74 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.7, #1) and "Castle" (11.09 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.8, #5).

The Eye then offered up its second run mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (7.09 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T6), "Accidentally on Purpose" (6.05 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.1, #10), "Two and a Half Men" (11.25 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.4, #3), "The Big Bang Theory" (10.58 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.6, #2) and "CSI: Miami" (11.21 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.1, #4).

Next up was FOX (6.02 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.5, #3) with a special "So You Think You Can Dance" (5.77 million viewers, #T10; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T6) followed by a new "Lie to Me" (6.27 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.4, #9).

Meanwhile, NBC (5.42 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #4) offered up new episodes of "Heroes" (5.86 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.5, #8), "Trauma" (5.77 million viewers, #T10; adults 18-49: 1.9, #11) and "The Jay Leno Show" (4.62 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T12).

And finally, new episodes of "One Tree Hill" (2.69 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T12) and "Gossip Girl" (2.21 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.2, #14) on The CW (2.45 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #5) rounded out the evening.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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