dwts ratings abc TV ratings: 'Dancing with the Stars' wins viewers, 'The Voice' still takes 18 49 demoFast National ratings for Monday, March 19, 2012

ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” Season 14 premiere went head-to-head with NBC’s “The Voice” this week, and the dancing competition show foxtrotted away with the win for most viewers; however, “The Voice” still managed to garner the most viewers in the 18-49 demographic.

NBC’s “Smash” was down again this week with 6.67 million viewers and a 2.3 for the 18-49 demographic, while ABC’s “Castle” took the top spot for the 10 p.m. hour.

ABC won out for the night in total viewers with 16.27 million viewers and a 10.4
rating/16 share in households. NBC was second (10.07 million, 6.1/9), CBS
third (9.47 million, 6.0/9), FOX fourth (5.4 million, 3.4/5) and The CW (747,000, 0.5/1).

The adults 18-49 win went to NBC, with a 3.8 rating, ahead of ABC and CBS, which tied with a 3.1, FOX with a 1.8 and The CW with a 0.3.
]]>8 p.m.     ABC: “Dancing with the Stars” (17.9 million, 11.4/18)
NBC: “The Voice” (11.45 million, 6.7/10)
CBS: “How I Met Your Mother” (8.15 million, 5.0/8)/”2 Broke Girls” (9.2 million, 5.6/9)
FOX: “House” (5.8 million, 3.6/6)
The CW: “America’s Next Top Model” rerun (809,000, 0.5/1) 18-49 leader: “The Voice” (4.3)   9 p.m.     ABC: “Dancing with the Stars” (19.1 million, 12.1/18)
NBC: “The Voice” (12.1 million, 7.1/11)
CBS: “Two and a Half Men” (11.34 million, 7.0/10)/”Mike and Molly” (9.8 million, 6.2/9)
FOX: “Alcatraz” (5.1 million, 3.1/5)
The CW: “Hart of Dixie” rerun (685,000, 0.5/1) 18-49 leader: “The Voice” (4.7) 10 p.m.    ABC: “Castle” (11.86 million, 7.7/13)
CBS: “Hawaii Five-0” (9.14 million, 5.9/10)
NBC: “Smash” (6.67 million, 4.4/7) 18-49 leader: “Hawaii Five-0” (3.3)   Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company