Ratings: ‘Houdini & Doyle’ Can’t Keep Pace With Weak Premiere

“The Voice” and “Dancing With the Stars” perform their usual Monday split routine

Last Updated: May 10, 2016 @ 3:37 PM

Everything was pretty run-of-the-mill on Monday night, as NBC and “The Voice” topped the key 18-49 demographic, while ABC and “Dancing With the Stars” attracted the most total viewers.

CBS finished third outright, despite a “Big Bang Theory” rerun. And on fourth-place Fox, “Houdini & Doyle” shrunk a bit from its already soft premiere.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.9 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and second in total viewers with an average of 8.3 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Voice” at 8 p.m. ET earned a 2.1/7 and 9.6 million viewers. At 10, “Blindspot” posted a 1.4/5 and 5.7 million viewers.

ABC was second in ratings with a 1.5/5 and in viewers with 9.7 million. “Dancing With the Stars” at 8 p.m. ET scored a 1.7/6 and 11.2 million viewers. At 10, “Castle” put up a 1.1/4 and 6.9 million viewers.

CBS was third in ratings with a 1.3/5 and in viewers with 6.7 million. “Mike & Molly” at 8 p.m. ET had a 1.6/6 and 7.8 million viewers. Another half hour followed with a 1.7/6 and 7.9 million viewers. Following a repeat, “The Odd Couple” at 9:30 got a 1.3/4 and 5.8 million viewers. “Person of Interest” at 10 received a 1.0/3 and 5.7 million viewers.

Fox was fourth in ratings with a 0.9/3 and in viewers with 3 million. “Gotham” at 8 p.m. ET had a 1.2/4 and 3.7 million viewers. At 9, “Houdini & Doyle” settled for a 0.6/2 and 2.4 million viewers.

Univision and Telemundo tied for fifth in ratings, both with a 0.6/2. Univision was fifth in total viewers with 1.6 million; Telemundo was sixth with 1.4 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in viewers with 853,000. “Reign” at 8 p.m. ET got a 0.3/1 and 808,000 viewers. At 9, “Jane the Virgin” received a 0.3/1 and 899,000 viewers.

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