ABC Dances Away with Monday

Fast National ratings for Monday, April 23, 2007

ABC hoofed its way to another ratings win Monday, denting the ratings for NBC's "Heroes" a little bit in the process.

For the night, ABC drew a 9.6 rating/15 share. CBS finished second at 7.7/12, with NBC in third at 6.3/10. FOX was fourth at 4.6/7. The CW, 1.7/3, brought up the rear.

The adults 18-49 race was considerably tighter, with ABC's 4.1 rating edging NBC's 3.9 and CBS' 3.8 for the top spot. FOX averaged 2.8 and The CW 1.2.

"Dancing with the Stars" earned an 11.9/19 at 8 p.m., dominating the hour. NBC's "Deal or No Deal" grabbed second with a 7.1/11. A "How I Met Your Mother" rerun and "Old Christine" put CBS in third. "Drive," 2.9/5, came in fourth for FOX, topping "Everybody Hates Chris," 1.9/3, and "All of Us," 1.6/2, on The CW.

The conclusion of "Dancing," 13.6/20, and "The Bachelor," 7.4/11, kept ABC in the lead at 9 p.m. CBS moved up to second with "Two and a Half Men," 7.9/12, and "The King of Queens," 8.1/12. "Heroes" returned from hiatus with a 7.2/11 for NBC, down some from its season average (it led the hour in adults 18-49). FOX's "24" scored a 6.3/10. The CW stayed stuck in fifth with "Girlfriends" and "The Game."

At 10 p.m., CBS' "CSI: Miami" easily won the hour with a 10.9/18. "The Bachelor" dipped to 6.4/11. The premiere of "The Real Wedding Crashers" posted a 4.5/7 for NBC.

  • Ratings information is taken from fast national data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change.