Monday's ratings recap:

8 pm/ET
Dancing with the Stars averaged 19.12 million total viewers over its 90-minute run, dipping just a bit from last Monday's dance-off. House placed second in the hour with 11.84 mil, down 9 percent.

Both of CBS' sitcoms — Big Bang Theory (10.13 mil) and How I Met Your Mother (9.56 mil) — saw small gains, while Chuck spied an audience of 6.22 mil, its best tally in six weeks.

9 pm
Two and a Half Men, with 14.8 million viewers, was up a hair, while lead-out Rules of Engagement (11.57 mil) engaged an additional 5 percent. Saget's Suburbia (10.7 mil) settled down some, dropping 12 percent from its debut. While 24 held steady at 10.83 mil, Heroes (6.8 mil) experienced a small power surge, reversing its weeks-old series of all-time lows by climbing 12 percent.

10 pm
CSI: Miami staked out an audience of13.33 million, while Castle (7.6 mil, down 18 percent) and Medium (7.58 mil, up 6 percent) duked it out for also-ran honors.