TV ratings: 'The Voice' leads Monday again, 'Castle' rises for ABC

the-voice-5-oct-14-rtgs.JPGFast National ratings for Monday, Oct. 14, 2013

Monday's ratings played out as they have for most of the fall thus far, with "The Voice" and "The Blacklist" giving NBC an across-the-board victory, "Sleepy Hollow" hanging tough for FOX.

Also Monday, CBS' rejiggered comedy lineup improved a little bit -- "2 Broke Girls" was up over last week after moving to an earlier timeslot, and "Mom" edged up in viewers (though it was off a tenth of a point in adults 18-49). "Dancing With the Stars" and "Castle" rose a little for ABC. "Hart of Dixie" and "Beauty and the Beast" were up slightly in viewers for The CW.

NBC scored 13 million viewers and a 7.9 rating/12 share in households for the night, pending adjustments for its Indianapolis affiliate airing the "Monday Night Football" game. ABC (12.2 million, 8.0/12) came in second. FOX (7.3 million, 4.5/7) beat out CBS (7 million, 4.4/7) for third place. The CW drew 1 million viewers and a 0.7/1.

NBC dominated the 18-49 demographic with a 4.0 rating. FOX took second with a 2.3, topping ABC's 2.1 and CBS' 2.0. The CW posted a 0.4.

Monday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

NBC:
"The Voice" (13 million viewers, 8.0/12 households)
ABC: "Dancing With the Stars" (12.6 million, 8.3/12)
CBS: "How I Met Your Mother" (8 million, 4.9/8)/"2 Broke Girls" (7.9 million, 4.9/7)
FOX: "Bones" (7.1 million, 4.5/7)
The CW: "Hart of Dixie" (1.1 million, 0.8/1)

18-49 leader: "The Voice" (4.1)

9 p.m.

NBC:
"The Voice" (14.55 million, 8.8/13)
ABC: "Dancing With the Stars" (13 million, 8.6/13)
CBS: "The Big Bang Theory" rerun (8.5 million, 5.3/8)/"Mom" (7.3 million, 4.7/7)
FOX: "Sleepy Hollow" (7.5 million, 4.4/7)
The CW: "Beauty and the Beast" (924,000, 0.7/1)

18-49 leader: "The Voice" (4.8)

10 p.m.

NBC:
"The Blacklist" (11.4 million, 7.0/11)
ABC: "Castle" (11.1 million, 7.2/12)
CBS: "Hostages" (5.2 million, 3.4/6)

18-49 leader: "The Blacklist" (3.2)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company.

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