'Heroes,' 'Deal' deliver for NBC Mon.


"Heroes" and "Deal or No Deal" delivered for NBC on Monday. CBS was soft with its comedies but pulled into the lead at 10 p.m. with "CSI: Miami."

NBC took the night overall in adults 18-49 with strong turnouts for 8 p.m.'s "Deal" (16.7 million, 4.9/13) and 9 p.m.'s "Heroes" (16 million, 6.9/16). "CSI: Miami" (18.2 million, 5.9/15) retained its perch as the night's most-watched program, coming out of "Two and a Half Men" (15.3 million, 4.7/11) and "The New Adventures of Old Christine" (11.7 million, 3.8/9).

Fox was competitive at 8 p.m. with "Prison Break" (9.6 million, 4.0/10), followed by a 9 p.m. repeat of "House" (8.4 million, 3.0/7). ABC was held to fourth place for the night with its lineup of "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" special (9.5 million, 3.2/8), followed by 9 p.m. by "The Bachelor: Rome" (7.4 million, 2.7/6) and 10 p.m's "What About Brian" (5.3 million, 2.4/6).

For the night, CBS led by a razor-thin margin in total viewers (CBS' 13.4 million to NBC's 13.3 million). NBC was No. 1 in adults 18-49 (5.0/12) followed by CBS (4.4/11).