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Primetime Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Top Prize

ABC and NBC split the Monday ratings title, both posting a 1.2 score in viewers 18-49, according to the Nielsen overnights, and a 5 share. The Bachelorette paced ABC while American Ninja Warrior led NBC. 

ABC won last Monday’s title with a 1.3. 

The Bachelorette, with a “The Men Tell All” angle to it, had a 1.5, down a tenth of a point from last week. To Tell the Truth did a 0.8, up 33% from its last new airing. 

On NBC, American Ninja Warrior scored a flat 1.4 while Midnight, Texas did a 0.8, down 11% from its premiere last week. 

Fox scored a 0.6/2. So You Think You Can Dance posted a 0.7 and the Superhuman finale a 0.5. Both were flat with last week. 

Among Spanish-language options, Telemundo did a 0.6/3, thanks in part to El Senor de los Cielos, while Univision weighed in at 0.5/2. 

CBS was at 0.5/2. It aired repeated comedies before CBSN: On Assignment premiered at 0.4. 

The CW scored a 0.2/1, with a Supergirl repeat followed by Hooten & the Lady at a level 0.2. 

Michael Malone
Michael Malone

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.