TV ratings: 'Dancing,' Phillies lead the way Monday

aaroncarter_dancingwiththestars_s9_290.jpgFast National ratings for Monday, Nov. 2, 2009

"Dancing with the Stars"
beat Game 5 of the World Series head-to-head Monday, but the game's strength at 10 p.m. helped FOX score an overall ratings win for the night.

FOX drew 15.3 million viewers and a 9.5 rating/15 share in households for the night, beating out ABC's 14 million and 9.3/14. CBS (11.5 million, 7.2/11) came in third. NBC (5.6 million, 3.5/5) took fourth -- although both "Heroes" and "Trauma" were up slightly -- and The CW averaged 2.2 million viewers and a 1.5/2.

FOX also won the 18-49 race with a 4.8 rating. CBS finished second in the demographic with a 3.9, ahead of ABC's 3.0. NBC scored a 2.0 and The CW a 1.0.

Monday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

FOX:
World Series Game 5 - Yankees at Phillies (16.2 million viewers, 9.9/15 households)
ABC: "Dancing with the Stars" (16 million, 10.5/16)
CBS: "How I Met Your Mother" (9.05 million, 5.6/8)/"Accidentally on Purpose" (8.5 million, 5.3/8)
NBC: "Heroes" (6.2 million, 3.8/6)
The CW: "One Tree Hill" (2.4 million, 1.6/2)

18-49 leader: World Series Game 5 (4.9)

9 p.m.

ABC:
"Dancing with the Stars" (16.4 million, 10.8/16)
FOX: World Series Game 5 (14.9 million, 9.2/14)
CBS: "Two and a Half Men" (13.6 million, 8.4/12)/"The Big Bang Theory" (12.7 million, 7.7/12)
NBC: "Heroes" (6.2 million, 3.9/6)
The CW: "Gossip Girl" (1.9 million, 1.3/2)

18-49 leader:
World Series Game 5 (4.7)

10 p.m.

FOX:
World Series Game 5 (14.9 million, 9.5/16)
CBS: "CSI: Miami" (12.5 million, 8.0/13)
ABC: "Castle" (9.7 million, 6.5/11)
NBC: "The Jay Leno Show" (4.3 million, 2.8/5)

18-49 leader: World Series Game 5 (4.9)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change, especially in the case of live telecasts.

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