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Broken Record: Dancing Edges Idol in Weekly Ratings

Twirling celebrities and singing amateurs held on to the Top 4 slots for the week in New York.

ABC’s Dancing With The Stars takes ownership of the number one position again, according to Nielsen, for the two-hour performances. An estimated 1.2 million WABC viewers tuned in, giving the broadcast a 6.4 rating.  Results night managed a fourth-place finish (1.1 million/5.8).

American Idol filled the gap in second and third place for the week, scoring nearly identical 1.2 million WNYW viewers and a 6.3 and 6.2.

NBC’s The Voice finished its final week of season two with the two-hour talent showcase landing in a 21st-place tie (637,000/3.3), while the winner was crowned tied for 12th (763,000/3.9).

More from Top 10 after the jump

  • Fifth                         NCIS                             WCBS    (965,000/4.9)
  • Sixth           Two and a Half Men              WCBS    (909,000/4.7)
  • Seventh        The Big Bang Theory         WCBS   (870,000/4.5)
  • Eighth               Modern Family                WABC  (845,000/4.3)
  • Ninth                         Castle                           WABC  (811,000/4.2)
  • *Tenth              Mike and Molly                 WCBS   (788,000/4.0)
  • *Tenth        Desperate Housewives        WABC  (775,000/4.0)

60 Minutes, a usual Top 10 entry, had a rare 17th-place showing (711,000/3.6).

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