Ratings: The Voice, Castle Grow; 2 Broke Girls Ends on a Low
NBC was back on top Monday, a week after relinquishing the crown to CBS.
The Voice's final performance show drew 10.5 million and a 3.7 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, up two-tenths from last week. It was, however, way off the 4.4 rating the Season 1 final performance earned last summer. Smash's penultimate episode of the season also improved, snagging 6 million and a 1.9. NBC averaged a 3.1 for the night.
ABC won the night in viewership with Dancing with the Stars (16 million, 2.6), though it hit a new low in the demo for a performance show. Castle (12.5 million, 2.5) was up two-tenths for its emotional Season 4 finale.
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CBS had a down night overall. Hawaii Five-0 (9.24 million, 2.3) and the season finale of 2 Broke Girls (8.8 million, 3.2) fell to series lows, while Mike & Molly (10.2 million, 3.1) was down a tenth Two and a Half Men (11.2 million, 3.7) was steady.
On Fox, Bones (6.9 million, 1.9) dipped a tad and House (6.9 million, 2.1) was even.
Meanwhile, Saturday's Kentucky Derby drew 14.8 million to make it the third most-watched installment in 23 years.
CBS: 2 Broke Girls 8.8 million (3.2) [8 p.m.-9 p.m.]
ABC: Dancing with the Stars 16 million (2.6) [8-10 p.m.]
Fox: Bones 6.9 million (1.9)
NBC: The Voice 10.5 million (3.7) [8-10 p.m.]
CW: Gossip Girl 0.86 million (0.4)
CBS: Two and a Half Men 11.2 million (3.7); Mike & Molly 10.2 million (3.1)
Fox: House 6.9 million (2.1)
CW: Hart of Dixie 1.3 million (0.6)
CBS: Hawaii Five-0 10.7 million (2.5)
ABC: Castle 12.5 million (2.5)
NBC: Smash 6 million (1.9)