Ratings: ABC Jumps With ‘Dancing,’ ‘Castle’ Finale

Ratings: ABC Jumps With 'Dancing,' 'Castle' Finale

NBC tops ratings with “Voice,” “Blacklist”

NBC finished first in the key demographic Monday, though ABC claimed the most viewers with “Dancing With the Stars” and the “Castle” season finale.

NBC was first in ratings with a 2.8 rating/8 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and second in viewers with an average of 10.8 million, according to preliminary numbers. At 8 p.m., “The Voice” earned a night-high 3.0/9 and 10.9 million viewers. At 10, “The Blacklist” received a 2.6/7 and 10.5 million viewers.

ABC was second in ratings with a 2.1/6 and first in viewers with 12.7 million. “Dancing With the Stars” at 8 earned a 2.2/6 and 13.8 million viewers — the most of the night. The “Castle” season finale at 10 received a 2.0/6 and 10.4 million viewers.

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Fox was third in ratings with a 1.8/5 and in viewers with 6.3 million. “Bones” at 8 had a 1.6/5 and 6.3 million viewers. At 9, “24: Live Another Day” earned a 2.0/6 — down 23 percent from last week's premiere — and 6.4 million viewers.

CBS was fourth in ratings with a 1.3/4 and in viewers with 5.2 million. Following a rerun, “Friends With Better Lives” got a 1.5/5 and 4.9 million viewers. At 9, “Mike & Molly” ticked up to a 2.0/5 and 7 million viewers. Repeats followed.

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Univision was fifth in ratings with a 1.1/3 and in total viewers with 2.6 million.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.5/1 and in total viewers with 1.2 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.4/1 and in total viewers with 1.1 million. The “Star-Crossed” season finale ticked up to a 0.4/1 and had 1.2 million viewers. A rerun followed.