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Primetime Ratings: ‘DWTS' ImprovesTo Give ABC Easy Win

ABC danced its way to another win
Monday night, posting a 3.8 rating/10 share in the adults 18-49 demo and 17.3
million total viewers, according to Nielsen overnight numbers. Monday night flagship Dancing with the Stars grew 5% to a 4.2 while Castle jumped 14% to a 2.9, beating out Hawaii Five-0 to win the 10 p.m. hour.

CBS placed second with a 3.3/9 and
saw most of its Monday lineup show slight losses. How I Met Your Mother slipped 3% to a season-low 3.2, Rules of Engagement tied last week's
season-low 2.9, Two and a Half Men dropped
2% to a 4.3 and Hawaii Five-0 fell 3%
to a 2.8. Mike & Molly was its
only show up, gaining 3% to a 3.6.

NBC was a distant third with a 1.7/4.
Chuck was even with its season-low 1.9,
The Event fell 9% to a 2.0 and Chase, which NBC recently picked up fora full season,
tumbled 19% to a new low 1.3.

Fox came in fourth with a 1.5/4. At
9 p.m. Lie To Me dropped 21% to a
season-low 1.5 without an orginal House

The CW was fifth with a 1.0/3. 90210 and Gossip Girl both posted a 1.0, tying a season-high for 90210 and giving the net its
mast-watched Monday of the season.