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castle s4 finale ratings TV ratings: 'The Voice' rises Monday, 'Castle' season finale up for ABCFast National ratings for Monday, May 7, 2012

“The Voice” got a ratings bump Monday with its last performance show of the season, leading NBC to victory among adults 18-49 for the night. The season finale of “Castle” also saw its numbers rise, but “2 Broke Girls” ended its season a little on the low side.

Elsewhere, “Smash” improved a little on last week, but “Gossip Girl” had a rough night, failing to break a million viewers by Nielsen’s accounting.

ABC led the total-viewer count Monday with 14.85 million and a 9.6 rating/15 share in households. CBS (9.6 million, 6.0/9) finished second, a little ahead of NBC (9 million, 5.5/9). FOX averaged 6.5 million viewers and a 3.9/6 to take fourth. The CW trailed with 1.1 million viewers and a 0.8/1.

NBC snagged the top spot among adults 18-49 with a 3.1 rating. CBS finished second at 2.9. ABC’s 2.6 was good for third, while FOX averaged 2.0 and The CW 0.5.

]]>8 p.m. ABC: “Dancing With the Stars” (15 million viewers, 9.9/16 households)
NBC: “The Voice” (10 million, 6.1/10)
CBS: “2 Broke Girls” season finale (8.9 million, 5.4/9)
FOX: “Bones” (6.9 million, 4.1/7)
The CW: “Gossip Girl” (869,000, 0.6/1) 18-49 leader: “The Voice” (3.4) 9 p.m. ABC: “Dancing With the Stars” (17 million, 11.0/16)
NBC: “The Voice” (11 million, 6.5/10)
CBS: “Two and a Half Men” (11.3 million, 6.9/10)/”Mike & Molly” (10.2 million, 6.3/9)
FOX: “House” (6.2 million, 3.8/6)
The CW: “Hart of Dixie” (1.3 million, 0.9/1) 18-49 leader: “The Voice” (4.0) 10 p.m. ABC: “Castle” season finale (12.6 million, 8.0/13)
CBS: “Hawaii Five-0” (9.2 million, 5.9/9)
NBC: “Smash” (5.9 million, 3.9/6) 18-49 leader: “Castle” (2.5)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company. More ratings at Zap2it: Daily, weekly and cable