This Monday's ratings highlights:

" Dancing with the Stars averaged 17.9 million total viewers over its 105-minute run, a dip of 2.2 mil from last week's performance show.

" Trailing Deal and tying CBS sitcom repeats for the 8 o'clock hour's No. 3 spot was the season finale of Prison Break (8.01 million), which matched last week's season low.

" At 9 pm, CBS' NCAA basketball-championship coverage drew 16.84 mil, down 700K from '06's UCLA-Florida face-off. 24 (10.85 mil) was down a mil.

" The Bachelor premiered to 10.11 million, a 2.6 mil bump from the Rome edition's debut.

" The just-snuffed Black Donnellys (5.42 mil) dropped another 250 thou.