Ratings: ‘Great Christmas Light Fight,’ ‘Good Doctor’ Fall Finale Keep ABC on Nice List

But “The Voice” Top 10 rules Monday

ABC decked the halls with bright Nielsen numbers on Monday night. The Season 5 premiere of the broadcast network’s decorating competition series, “The Great Christmas Light Fight,” and the fall finale of the immensely popular freshman drama “The Good Doctor” came together to keep the network near the top of primetime’s TV ratings for the evening.

And ABC would have won, too, if it weren’t for that pesky Peacock.

NBC owned Monday, thanks to the “The Voice” reaching its critical Top 10 episode, which crushed “The Great Christmas Light Fight” in the 8-10 p.m. time slot.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.6 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 8.3 million, according to preliminary numbers. At 8, “The Voice” posted a 1.9/7 and and 10 million viewers. At 10, a special holiday edition of “The Wall” took a 1.0/4 and 4.7 million viewers.

ABC was second in ratings with a 1.3/5 and in viewers with 6.9 million. At 8, “The Great Christmas Light Fight” premiere landed a 1.1/4 and 5.6 million viewers. At 10, the mid-season finale of “The Good Doctor” earned a 1.7/7 and 9.4 million viewers.

CBS and Fox tied for third in ratings, each with a 0.9/3. CBS came in third in viewers with 5.3 million. At 8:30, “Man With a Plan” had a 1.1/4 and 6.3 million viewers, following a repeat of “The Big Bang Theory.” At 9, “Superior Donuts” took a 0.9/3 and 5.5 million viewers. At 9:30, “9JKL” settled for a 0.8/3 and 4.6 million viewers, followed by a repeat of “SWAT” a 10.

Fox, landing next to CBS in ratings, took fourth in viewers with 3.1 million. At 8, “Lucifer” managed a 0.9/3 and 3.4 million viewers. At 9, “The Gifted” had a 0.8/3 and 2.8 million viewers.

Univision was fifth in ratings with a 0.6/2 and in viewers with 1.6 million.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.5/2 and seventh in viewers with 1.2 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.3/1 and sixth in viewers with 1.4 million. At 8, “Supergirl” posted a 0.5/2 and 1.8 million viewers. At 9, “Valor” settled for a 0.2/1 and 993,000 viewers.