TV Ratings: 'Dancing With the Stars' Drops Against Boosted 'Voice'
The ABC competition hits a Monday low, falling 15 percent from last week, while "Bones" and "Sleepy Hollow" hold steady and "Mike & Molly" loses premiere steam.
The Voice scored some improvement during its second Monday of live competition, averaging a 3.8 rating among adults 18-49, up two-tenths from the week prior. Blacklist (3.0 adults), which saw its strong lead-in seep into its 10 p.m. hour by a minute, was also up -- though its final rating could see some adjustment. NBC clocked its typical Monday win in the demo, averaging a 3.5 rating with adults 18-49 and 11.5 million viewers.
Ahead of its move to Friday, Bones (2.0 adults) held steady on Fox, as did Sleepy Hollow (2.5 adults). The network averaged a 2.3 adults rating and 7.2 million viewers for the night.
Falling from last week's jump, How I Met Your Mother (3.1 adults) was down three-tenths of a point on CBS. 2 Broke Girls (2.7 adults) improved by a tenth, and Mike & Molly (2.2 adults) fell four-tenths of a point from last week's premiere. Mom (1.9 adults) was off by a tenth, and Hostages (1.1 adults) held even. CBS took a 2.0 rating with adults 18-49 and 6.8 million viewers for the night.
Dancing With the Stars (1.7 adults) shed three-tenths of a point on ABC, hitting a Monday low for the competition. Castle (1.9 adults) dropped three-tenths of a point as well, hitting a season low. ABC averaged a 1.8 rating with adults 18-49 and a dominant 11.7 million viewers.
Hart of Dixie (0.4 adults) and Beauty and the Beast (0.3 adults) continued to hold steady on The CW, giving the network a nightly average of a 0.4 adults rating and 1 million viewers.