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Primetime Ratings: ABC Overtakes CBS to Win Monday Outright

After splitting the vote last week, ABC was able to take sole
victory on Monday with an overall 2.7 rating/7 share with adults 18-49,
according to Nielsen overnight numbers. The Bachelor was down a tenth
from last week's season-high to a 2.9 while Castle remained even with a

CBS and Fox tied for second in the demo with a 2.5 rating,
though Fox had more total viewers (8.56M to 8.21M). Bones was up a tenth
to a 2.3 while The Following declined 7% to a 2.7.

CBS' lineup was mostly down, with How I Met Your Mother
the only show not to drop, remaining flat with a 3.4. Rules of Engagement
fell 10% to a 2.6, 2 Broke Girls dipped 9% to tie its series-low 3.2 and
Mike & Molly declined 16% to a 2.7, its season low.

NBC's lineup was flat with last week with Biggest Loser
posting another 2.1 and Deception staying at a 1.2. The network finished
in fourth with a 1.8/5.

The CW's (0.4/1) Carrie Diaries was even
with last week at a 0.5 with its targeted 18-34 demo. It was also up a tenth
with 18-49s to a 0.5. 90210 was up a tenth in both demos to a
0.3 in each.