TV ratings: 'The Voice' stays on top Monday, 'Dancing With the Stars' rises

voice-april-14-14-ratgs.jpgFast National ratings for Monday, April 14, 2014

"The Voice" held onto its position as Monday's top show among adults 18-49, although it hit its lowest Monday rating of the spring. It's off a tenth of a point from last week's fast nationals.

Also Tuesday, "Dancing With the Stars" improved a little bit on last week and captured the night's total-viewer crown. "Mike & Molly" was up a little bit for CBS, but the network's other three comedies fell. "The Following" came in even with last week for FOX. The CW's "Star-Crossed" and "The Tomorrow People" fell.

ABC averaged 12.15 million viewers and a 7.8 rating/12 share in households for the night, topping NBC's 9.8 million and 6.0/10. CVS (6.1 million, 3.9/6) came in third. FOX (5 million, 3.2/5) finished fourth, and The CW (921,000, 0.6/1) brought up the rear.

NBC posted a 2.7 rating among adults 18-49, finishing comfortably ahead of ABC's 1.9. CBS came in third with a 1.7, followed by FOX, 1.4, and The CW, 0.4.

Monday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS:
"Dancing With the Stars" (13.8 million viewers, 8.8/14 households)
NBC: "The Voice" (11.35 million, 7.0/11)
CBS: "2 Broke Girls" (7.2 million, 4.6/7)/"Friends With Better Lives" (5.7 million, 3.6/6)
FOX: "Bones" (5.7 million, 3.7/6)
The CW: "Star-Crossed" (790,000, 0.6/1)

18-49 leader: "The Voice" (3.1)

9 p.m.

ABC:
"Dancing With the Stars" (14.6 million, 9.2/14)
NBC: "The Voice" (12 million, 7.2/11)
CBS: "Mike & Molly" (7.4 million, 4.6/7)/"Mom" season finale (6.7 million, 4.4/7)
FOX: "The Following" (4.4 million, 2.8/4)
The CW: "The Tomorrow People" (1.05 million, 0.7/1)

18-49 leader: "The Voice" (3.5)

10 p.m.

ABC:
"Castle" rerun (8.05 million, 5.4/9)
NBC: "The Blacklist" rerun (6.1 million, 3.9/7)
CBS: "Person of Interest" rerun (4.7 million, 3.2/5)

18-49 leader: "The Blacklist" (1.6)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company.

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