Primetime Ratings: ABC Wins With ‘Bachelor’

ABC won the Monday ratings derby, Bachelor in Paradise leading the network to a 1.0 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 5 share. That squeaked by the 0.9/4 that NBC tallied.

Bachelor in Paradise did a flat 1.3 on ABC from 8 to 10 p.m., and The Proposal rated a level 0.6.

On NBC, American Ninja Warrior grew 11% to 1.0 from 8 to 10, before an America’s Got Talent rerun.

Telemundo did a 0.6/2 with El Senor de los Cielos leading the way.

Fox posted a 0.5/2. So You Think You Can Dance dropped 17% to 0.5 from 8 to 10.

CBS was at 0.4/2. Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney got a 0.6 and Salvation a flat 0.3. Elementary did a level 0.4.

The CW too rated a 0.4/2. Penn & Teller: Fool Us fell 25% to 0.3 and Whose Line Is It Anyway? was a flat 0.4.

Univision also did a 0.4/2.

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.