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The Voice had a smashing Monday night — and so did Smash.

Airing its first battle round show, The Voice snagged 16.7 million viewers and a 6.1 in the adults 18-to-49 demo to post its best numbers in a month. The episode climbed 13 percent from last week, which went up against the rain-delayed Daytona 500.

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followed with a 17 percent bump (7.9 million, 2.7), opposite reruns of Hawaii Five-0 and Castle. That easily gave NBC the win for the night, with an average of 13.7 million and a 4.9.The only other shows to air fresh episodes, The Bachelor: Women Tell All (8.1 million, 2.5) and a two-hour Alcatraz (5.7 million, 1.8), were steady.8 p.m.
How I Met Your Mother (R) 6.17 million viewers (2.0 demo rating); 2 Broke Girls (R) 7 million (2.1)ABC: The Bachelor: Women Tell All 8.1 million (2.5) [8-10 p.m.]Fox: Alcatraz 5.7 million (1.8) [8-10 p.m.]NBC: The Voice 16.7 million (6.1) [8-10 p.m.]CW: America's Next Top Model (R) 1.35 million (0.5)9 p.m.
Two and a Half Men (R) 8 million (2.1); Mike & Molly (R) 7 million (1.8)CW: Hart of Dixie (R) 1.07 million (0.4)10 p.m.
Hawaii Five-0 (R) 6.55 million (1.5)ABC: Castle (R) 6.7 million (1.4)NBC: Smash 7.9 million (2.7)