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Ratings: Olympics dominate, 'The Bachelor' holds

NBC’s Winter Olympics coverage once again won the ratings competition, according to preliminary overnight ratings. Monday night’s airing scored 21.1 million for the network. Meanwhile, ABC’s The Bachelor: Women Tell All managed to hold strongly with 11.2 million, an increase of 300k viewers from last year’s airing.

Time Show Viewers (in millions)
8pm 2010 Winter Olympics (NBC)
The Bachelor: Women Tell All (ABC)
House (Fox)
How I Met Your Mother (CBS)
One Tree Hill (The CW)
21.1
11.2
6.1 (repeat)
6.1 (repeat)
2.3
8:30pm Accidentally on Purpose (CBS) 5.3 (repeat)
9pm Two and a Half Men (CBS)
24 (Fox)
Life Unexpected (The CW)
10.3 (repeat)
8.8
2.0
9:30pm The Big Bang Theory (CBS) 9.1 (CBS)
10pm CSI: Miami (CBS)
Castle (ABC)
8.0 (repeat)
5.2 (repeat)

Source: Nielsen

Originally posted February 23 2010 — 11:56 AM EST

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