Primetime Ratings: 'DWTS' Hands ABC Monday Night Win

'Hawaii Five-0' beats '20/20' royal wedding special in 10 p.m. slot
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Dancing
With the Stars
led ABC to another victory on Monday night; the network earned an
overall 2.9 rating/8 share in the 18-49 demo, according to Nielsen overnight
numbers. The 90-minute telecast slipped 9% to a 3.9, followed by the return of Cougar Town, which fell 15% from its
last original (which aired on a Wednesday) to a 2.3. A special 20/20
report with Barbara Walters on the upcoming royal wedding netted a 1.7.

Fox earned an overall 2.5/7, with House remaining steady at a 3.2. The Chicago Code gained a tenth of a point to a 1.9.

CBS followed with a 2.3/6. How I Met Your Mother slipped another 7% to a new season low of
2.5. Mad Love and Mike & Molly both stayed flat at 1.9
and 2.5, respectively.  Hawaii Five-0 rebounded 8% from last week's
series low, to a 2.6, winning the 10 p.m. slot.

NBC's Chuck remained
at its series low of 1.3, while the both The
Event
and Law & Order: Los
Angeles
both earned a 1.1. The network ended with an overall 1.1/3.

The CW, earning an overall 0.8/2, ended the night with both 90210 and Gossip Girl scoring a 0.8.  

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