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Ratings: NBC’s ‘Running Wild With Bear Grylls’ Premiere Races to First Place at 10PM

”The Voice“ pummels ”Dancing With the Stars“ again on Monday

NBC finished first again on Monday, when “The Voice” tap-danced all over ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” — particularly in primetime’s main demo. At 10 p.m., the season premiere of “Running Wild With Bear Grylls” won the key 18-49 demographic, though it finished behind CBS’ “Elementary” in terms of total viewers.

ABC and Fox ended up tied for second place among adults 18-49, with CBS coming up one-tenth of a Nielsen ratings point shy of making it a threesome.

CBS’ “Kevin Can Wait” season finale grew from last week, though it wasn’t very competitive at 8 o’clock.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.3 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 6.8 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Voice” from 8-10 posted a 1.4/6 and 8.3 million viewers. “Running Wild” followed with a 0.9/4 and 3.7 million viewers, nice and steady with last season’s start.

ABC and Fox tied for second in ratings, both with a 0.8/3. ABC was second in total viewers with 6.4 million, Fox was fourth with 3.4 million.

For ABC, a two-hour “Dancing With the Stars” starting at 8 averaged a 1.0/4 and 7.6 million viewers. “The Crossing” at 10 settled for a 0.5/2 and 3.8 million viewers.

For Fox, “Lucifer” at 8 had a 0.7/3 and 2.9 million viewers. At 9, “The Resident” received a 0.9/3 and 4 million viewers.

CBS was fourth in ratings with a 0.7/3 and third in viewers with 4.7 million. The “Kevin Can Wait” season finale at 8 got a 1.0/4 and 5.4 million viewers. “Man With a Plan” at 8:30 had a 0.8/4 and 4.9 million viewers. “Superior Donuts” at 9 received a 0.7/3 and 4.4 million viewers. Following a rerun, “Elementary” at 10 closed the all-important broadcast day part with a 0.6/2 and 4.6 million viewers.

Univision, The CW and Telemundo all tied for fifth in ratings, each with a 0.4. The Spanish-language networks both had a 2 share, while The CW got a 1. Univision was fifth in total viewers with 1.4 million, The CW was sixth with 1.20 million, and Telemundo was seventh with 1.15 million.

For The CW, “Supergirl” at 8 had a 0.4/2 and 1.6 million viewers. At 9, “iZombie” managed a 0.3/1 and 816,000 viewers.