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Primetime Ratings: 'Dancing' Propels ABC

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An abbreviated World Series game five on Fox and ABC's Dancing With the Stars topped the primetime ratings Monday. 

Both ABC and Fox finished the night with a 3.4 rating. The game between the Phillies and Rays averaged a 4.0 rating, before being called at 10:47 p.m. due to rain. It is scheduled to

resume Wednesday evening

at 8:37 p.m. after Barack Obama's scheduled half-hour ad buy. Dancing averaged a 4.2 rating during its slot.. 

CBS finished third with a repeat lineup of comedies and CSI: Miami, drawing a 3.1 rating/8 share for the evening.

NBC finished fourth with a 2.9/7. The network featured new episodes of Chuck, Heroes and My Own Worst Enemy, with Heroes being the top-rated program on the network for the night, delivering a 3.8/9.

The CW finished fifth with a 1.6/4, bolstered by a new episode of Gossip Girl.

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