Ratings: ‘DWTS’ Performance Finale Leads ABC to Monday Win

“The Good Doctor” at 10 p.m. secures outright victory over NBC, everyone else

Last Updated: November 21, 2017 @ 10:05 AM

The winners of “DWTS” won’t get their Mirrorball Trophy until Tuesday’s finale, but the show itself should snag an award for Monday night drawing its biggest audience since September’s season premiere.

The show’s performance finale, combined with another strong episode of “The Good Doctor,” made ABC the night’s most watched broadcaster and allowed it to finish first in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic for the third time in four weeks.

The network averaged a 1.6 rating/6 share and averaged 10.3 million viewers across primetime, according to preliminary numbers. Monday’s “Dancing with the Stars” performance finale from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. put up a 1.4/5 and 10.3 million viewers. At 10, “The Good Doctor” brought in a 1.9/7 and 10.3 million viewers.

NBC was second in ratings with a 1.5/5 and in viewers with 7.6 million. At 8, a two-hour “The Voice” landed a 1.7/6 and 9.1 million viewers overall. At 10, “The Brave” had a 0.9/4 and 4.7 million viewers.

CBS was third in ratings with a 1.0/4 and in viewers with 5.4 million. At 8, “Kevin Can Wait” had a 1.4/5 and 6.7 million viewers. At 8:30 p.m., “Man with a Plan” received a 1.2/4 and 6 million viewers. At 9, “Superior Donuts” dipped to 1.0/4 and 5.2 million viewers. The network hit a nightly low at 9:30 p.m. with “9JKL,” which brought in 0.8/3 and 4.4 million viewers. At 10, “Scorpion” brought things back up a bit with a 0.9/3 and 5 million viewers.

Fox was fourth in ratings with a 0.9/3 and in viewers with 3.1 million. At 8, “Lucifer” had a 0.9/3 and 3.3 million viewers. At 9, “The Gifted” received a 0.9/3 and 2.9 million viewers.

Telemundo was fifth in ratings with a 0.6/2, but seventh in viewers with 1.44 million.

Univision was sixth in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in viewers with 1.45 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.4/1 and fifth in viewers with 1.47 million. At 8, “Supergirl” brought in a 0.5/2 and 1.9 million viewers. At 9, “Valor” had a 0.2/1 and 1 million viewers.