Fox reality show wins night

Fox’s “Hell’s Kitchen” smoked its way through a three-way reality show brawl in the 9 p.m. hour on Monday.

“Kitchen” won the night for Fox in 18-49 with an average 3.5 rating/10 share in adults 18-49 and 7.2 million viewers, according to Nielsen prelims. NBC’s “Age of Love” (2.2/6 in 18-49, 5.5 million viewers overall) was lukewarm while ABC’s “Ex-Wives Club” (1.2/3 in 18-49, 3.6 million viewers overall) was frigid. NBC stayed on the amore theme at 10 p.m. with an encore of its spesh “The Science of Love: A Modern Dating Experiment” (2.2/6 in 18-49, 5.2 million viewers overall), but was handily beaten by CBS’ “CSI: Miami” repeat (2.6/7 in 18-49, 9 million viewers overall).

Thanks to “Kitchen,” Fox prevailed in 18-49 (2.8/8) while “CSI: Miami” and the 9 p.m. encore of “Two and a Half Men” (2.6/7 in 18-49, 9 million viewers overall) powered CBS in total viewers (7.7 million).

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