Primetime Ratings: CBS Wins With Chiefs-Patriots

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CBS won Monday prime, with football pacing the net to the win. CBS had Chiefs-Patriots, leading the network to a 2.6 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 14 share. In a distant second was ABC at 0.8/4. 

Chiefs-Patriots was moved from Sunday to Monday due to COVID issues. The NFL action got a 3.5 and Big Brother lost 30% for a 0.8.

ABC had two hours of Dancing with the Stars down 18% to 0.9. Emergency Call slid 14% to 0.6.

NBC and Univision both rated a 0.4/2. Decision 2020: Joe Biden Town Hall got a 0.5 on NBC. Two hours of American Ninja Warrior lost a tenth for a 0.4. 

On Univision, Medicos lost 25% for a 0.3. Imperio de Mentiras got a 0.4 and Dulce Ambicion a 0.3, both level with last week. 

Fox and Telemundo both scored a 0.3/2. LA’s Finest got a 0.3 on Fox, as did Filthy Rich. LA’s Finest lost a tenth and Filthy stayed level. 

Telemundo had Exatlon Estados Unidos and Todo Por Mi Hija at 0.3. Falsa Identidad got a 0.2. All three stayed flat. 

The CW posted a 0.2/1. Whose Line Is It Anyway? and Penn & Teller: Fool Us both got a 0.2. Whose Line? stayed flat and Penn & Teller gained a tenth. 

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.