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Ratings remain like slushy ice for Skating With the Stars, while viewers were in tune with the return of NBC'sThe Sing-Off.

In its third week, the ABC show finished fourth in its time slot, averaging a little more than 4.8 million viewers (and 1.0 rating in the 18-to-49 demographic) at 8 — a series low. The second season premiere of Sing-Off, meanwhile, drew 8.6 million (2.6 rating) — up 22 percent from last season's debut.

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Elsewhere at 8, CBS' How I Met Your Mother attracted 9.4 million viewers (3.6 rating) and Fox's coverage of the inaugural American Country Awards delivered nearly 6 million (1.5). The CW's 90210 drew 2.3 million (1.1) to its fall finale.

At 8:30, CBS' Rules of Engagement averaged 8.8 million.

CW's Gossip Girl, pulled in 2 million viewers at 9, beating Skating in the demo in its second hour (1.1 to 1.0).

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Prime-time's big winner Monday was Two and a Half Men, pulling in 13.3 million viewers (4.1). Mike & Molly, which followed, got 11.1 million (3.4).

At 10, Hawaii Five-0 sustained its status as network television's most popular new prime-time show by garnering 10.3 million (2.7 demo), while Castle remained a strong second with 8.6 million (2.2). Chase lagged far behind with 5 million viewers (1.5).