Primetime Ratings: ABC Wins on Hearty ‘Bachelorette’
ABC got the top score in Monday’s ratings, The Bachelorette leading the network to a 1.3 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 6 share. That beat the 1.0/4 posted by NBC.
The Bachelorette grew 14% to 1.6 and The Proposal scored a level 0.8.
On NBC, American Ninja Warrior ticked up 10% to 1.1 and Dateline grew 29% to 0.9.
Telemundo was good for a 0.6/2 on the strength of El Senor de los Cielos.
Fox did a 0.5/2. So You Think You Can Dance lost 14% for a 0.6 and was followed by a 9-1-1 repeat.
CBS was at 0.4/2, with TKO: Total Knock Out at 0.5, down from its 0.9 debut July 11. Salvation rated a 0.3 and Elementary a 0.4, both shows flat.
Univision did a 0.3/1, as did The CW. For the latter, Penn & Teller: Fool Us and Whose Line Is It Anyway both did a 0.3. Both shows were flat.
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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.