Paced by The Bachelor, ABC was tops among broadcasters on a soft night, finishing with a 1.7 in adults 18-49, per Nielsen’s overnights, and a 5 share. The Bachelor rated a 2.1, level with last week’s premiere, while the game show Big Fan premiered at a 1.0 and then 0.7.
CBS and NBC both rated a 1.0/3, then Fox at 0.7/2 and The CW at 0.3/1.
The networks were up against the college football championship, between Clemson and Alabama, on ESPN.
CBS aired repeats, except for a new Odd Couple at a flat 1.0.
NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice rated a 1.1, down 15% from last week’s low premiere, before a repeat of gamer The Wall.
Fox and The CW threw up repeats across prime.
The television industry's top news stories, analysis and blogs of the day.
Thank you for signing up to Broadcasting & Cable. You will receive a verification email shortly.
There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.