TV ratings: 'Dancing' lead-in not much help for 'Cougar Town' Monday


Fast National ratings for Monday, April 18, 2011ABC led Monday's ratings as usual, but a post-"Dancing With the Stars" airing of "Cougar Town" didn't do a whole lot for the show's numbers. It lost half of its lead-in's 18-49 audience and more than half of its viewers.Elsewhere, "Chuck" didn't improve on its lower-than-usual performance of last week, and "How I Met Your Mother" also fell some. The CW's "90210" and "Gossip Girl" returned with slightly better numbers than their last original episodes.ABC averaged 13.8 million viewers and an 8.9 rating/14 share in households for the night, beating second-place CBS (8.5 million, 5.4/8) by a pretty wide margin. FOX (7.5 million, 4.6/7) came in third. NBC (4.3 million, 2.8/4) was fourth, while The CW scored 1.6 million viewers and a 1.1/2.ABC led the adults 18-49 demographic as well, albeit with a lower-than-usual 2.9 rating. FOX took second in the demo with a 2.5, beating out CBS'...


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