TV ratings: CBS squeezes past ABC Monday

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Fast National ratings for Monday, July 13, 2009

CBS' rerun lineup once again grabbed the biggest overall audience on Monday, but "The Bachelorette" kept things close for ABC -- and helped the network win the night among adults 18-49.

CBS averaged 7.25 million viewers and a 4.7 rating/8 share in households for the night, narrowly beating ABC's 6.94 million and 4.6/8. NBC (4.3 million, 3.0/5) came in third. FOX finished fourth with 3.5 million viewers and a 2.4/4, and The CW was way off the pace with only 727,000 viewers and a 0.5/1.

ABC led the adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.4 rating. CBS finished second at 2.1. FOX and NBC tied for third at 1.1, while The CW could only muster a 0.2.

Here's the hour-by-hour breakdown.

8 p.m.

ABC: "The Bachelorette" (7.5 million viewers, 5.0/9 households)
CBS: "How I Met Your Mother" repeat (5.2 million, 3.3/6)/"Rules of Engagement" repeat (5.4 million, 3.3/6)
FOX: "House" repeat (3.9 million, 2.6/5)
NBC: "The Great American Road Trip" (3.3 million, 2.2/4)
The CW: "One Tree Hill" repeat (942,000, 0.7/1)

18-49 leader: "The Bachelorette" (2.5)

9 p.m.

CBS: "Two and a Half Men" repeat (8.9 million, 5.7/10)/"The Big Bang Theory" repeat (8.1 million, 5.1/8)
ABC: "The Bachelorette" (8.4 million, 5.4/9)
NBC: "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" repeat (4.3 million, 3.0/5)
FOX: "Lie to Me" repeat (3.2 million, 2.2/4)
The CW: "Gossip Girl" repeat (512,000, 0.4/1)

18-49 leader: "The Bachelorette" (2.9)

10 p.m.

CBS: "CSI: Miami" repeat (8 million, 5.3/9)
NBC: "Dateline" (5.3 million, 3.8/7)
ABC: "Here Come the Newlyweds" (5 million, 3.3/6)

18-49 leader: "Here Come the Newlyweds" (2.0)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change.

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