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NBC Wins Monday as Shows on CBS and ABC Hit All-Time Lows TVbytheNumbers

NBC coasted to a comfortable ratings win Monday night, based on Nielsen overnights for the key 18-49 demo, as CBS's "Mom" and "Hostages" and ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" hit series lows.

TVbytheNumbers.com reports that ABC's two-hour "Dancing with the Stars" sank to a series low for a Monday with a 1.7 average in 18-49, losing 15% from a week ago. ABC's "Castle" also had a rough night, losing 14% to equal its season low, a 1.9.

CBS's "Mom" came in with a 1.9 in the 18-49 demo, slipping 5% from last week and matching its all-time low. CBS's best number was for "How I Met Your Mother," which lost 9% to turn in a 3.1. "2 Broke Girls" bucked the downtrend, rising 4% to a 2.7, while "Mike & Molly" was off 15% from last week's season premiere, settling for a 2.2.

CBS's "Hostages" equaled last week's number in 18-49, a series-low 1.1.

NBC had the top show on broadcast, its two-hour "The Voice," which delivered a 3.8 in viewers 18-49, rising 6% from the show's season low for a Monday, last week's 3.6 average. "The Blacklist" ticked up 3% to a 3.0 to win the 10 p.m. hour.

Fox's lineup matched last week's numbers -- a 2.5 for "Sleepy Hollow" in adults 18-49, and a 2.0 for "Bones."

For prime time overall, NBC won the 18-49 demo with a 3.5 average, followed by Fox (2.3 average), CBS (2.0), ABC (1.8) and Univision (1.4). ABC finished with a slight lead in total viewers with 11.7 million, ahead of NBC (11.5 million), Fox (7.2 million), CBS (6.8 million) and Univision (3.5 million).

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