tony lucca voice ratings 0409 TV ratings: 'DWTS' and 'The Voice' fall but still lead Monday, 'Bones' down tooFast National ratings for Monday, April 9, 2012

“Dancing With the Stars” and “The Voice” were both down Monday compared to last week, but they still held onto their usual top spots among viewers (“DWTS”) and adults 18-49 (“The Voice”).

Elsewhere CBS’ comedies returned from a couple weeks off to weaker-than-usual numbers, and “Bones” and “House” both declined for FOX. “Smash” was steady in adults 18-49 for NBC.

ABC led the night in viewers, drawing just under 13 million people and an 8.5 rating/13 share in households. CBS finished second overall with 9.5 million viewers and a 6.0/9, beating out NBC’s 8.9 million and 5.4/8. FOX (6.7 million, 4.3/7) came in fourth, and The CW (1.1 million, 0.8/1) was well off the pace.

NBC scored the top spot in the 18-49 demographic with a 3.3 rating, edging CBS’ 3.1. ABC took third with a 2.4. FOX scored a 2.1 in the demo and The CW a 0.5.

]]>8 p.m. ABC: “Dancing With the Stars” (15.3 million viewers, 9.9/16 households)
NBC: “The Voice” (10.1 million, 6.0/9)
CBS: “How I Met Your Mother” (8 million, 4.9/8)/”2 Broke Girls” (8.7 million, 5.4/9)
FOX: “Bones” (7.4 million, 4.7/7)
The CW: “Gossip Girl” (1.05 million, 0.8/1) 18-49 leader: “The Voice” (3.7) 9 p.m. ABC: “Dancing With the Stars” (16.8 million, 10.9/16)
NBC: “The Voice” (10.7 million, 6.2/9)
CBS: “Two and a Half Men” (10.4 million, 6.5/10)/”Mike & Molly” (9.55 million, 5.9/9)
FOX: “House” (6.1 million, 3.9/6)
The CW: “Hart of Dixie” (1.1 million, 0.9/1) 18-49 leader: “The Voice” (4.2) 10 p.m. CBS: “Hawaii Five-0” (10.2 million, 6.5/11)
ABC: “Scandal” rerun (6.7 million, 4.6/7)
NBC: “Smash” (6 million, 4.1/7) 18-49 leader: “Hawaii Five-0” (2.6)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company. More ratings at Zap2it: Daily, weekly and cable

Posted by:Rick Porter