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Primetime Ratings: ABC Wins With ‘Bachelor’

ABC took top ratings honors Monday, riding The Bachelor to a 1.5 in viewers 18-49, and a 5 share. That topped the 0.9/3 put up by CBS. 

The Bachelor fell 7% from last week to 1.4 and The Good Doctor returned to a 1.6, down a tenth from its last fresh airing. 

On CBS, repeated comedies led into a repeated SWAT

NBC did a 0.8/3. The Wall grew 25% to a 1.0 and Better Late Than Ever went up 14% to 0.8. The Brave scored a 0.6, down 33%. 

Fox scored a 0.5/2 with repeats. 

Univision did a 0.5/2. Telemundo rated a 0.4/1. 

The CW did a 0.2/1 with repeats.

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.