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CBS shoots and scores, but 'DWTS' doesn't skip beat

CBS dominated on Monday because of the NCAA Championship but Dancing with the Stars still managed to emerge as the night’s most-watched show, according to early results. More than 21 million people tuned into see poor Maksim Chmerkovskiy take a spill with partner Kirstie Alley (brother, we hurt with you). The show came in second in the adult 18-49 demographic (4.6 rating/12 share) behind CBS’ telecast of college basketball (6.7/16).

As a result, ABC was first for the night in total viewers (18.1 million) followed by CBS (14.3 million). CBS won in the demo (5.0/13).

NBC had a tough night with its freshmen series. The Event (1.2/3, 2.4 million) was flat with last week and tied as its series low, while Harry’s Law (1.3/3, 7.4 million) was down 19% from last week and was at a series low. Fox aired repeats.

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