Primetime Ratings: 'Voice' Performance Finale Leads NBC to Win

'2 Broke Girls' finale hits series low

Airing the
performance finale of The Voice's second season, NBC took back the
Monday ratings crown with an overall 3.1 rating/8 share in the 18-49 demo,
according to Nielsen overnight numbers. The two-hour episode was down 16% from
last year's performance finale (which aired in June). Smash was up 6% to
a 1.9.

landed in second with a 2.9/8. 2 Broke Girls ended its freshman run with
a one-hour finale that was down 11% to a series-low 3.2. Two and a Half Men
and Mike & Molly were each down 3% to a 3.7 and 3.1, respectively. Hawaii
tied its series low at 2.3, down 8%.

placed third for the evening with a 2.6/7. Dancing With the Stars fell
7% to a new series-low for performance episodes at 2.6. Castle aired its
fourth-season finale to a 2.5, up 9% from last week but down 24% from last
May's finale. (Note: Dancing With the Stars overran into the 10 p.m.

came in fourth with a 2.0/6. Bones was down a tenth to a 1.9 while House
was even at 2.1.

CW rounded out the night with a 0.5/1. Hart of Dixie was even in both
A18-49 and A18-34 with a 0.6 and 0.7, respectively. Gossip Girl was down
two tenths in A18-49 to a 0.4 and down three tenths in A18-34 to a 0.5.