Primetime Ratings: Fox Wins With Braves-Dodgers

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Fox won the Monday ratings battle, with the National League Championship Series setting the pace. Fox had the Braves-Dodgers game across prime. Atlanta won game 1. 

Fox had a 0.8 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 5 share. That squeaked by ABC’s 0.7/4. 

ABC had two hours of Dancing with the Stars at a flat 0.9 and Emergency Call down 33% to 0.4.

CBS and NBC both had a 0.5/3. CBS had Big Brother up 13% to 0.9 and a couple One Day at a Time repeats borrowed from Pop TV. Manhunt: Deadly Games got a level 0.2. Last Monday, CBS had an NFL game that had been delayed due to COVID. 

On NBC, American Ninja Warrior shot up 50% to 0.6 and Dateline NBC put up a 0.5, up a tenth from its last airing. 

Telemundo posted a 0.4/2 and Univision a 0.3/2. Telemundo had the two-hour Exatlon Estados Unidos finale at 0.4 and 0.5, up from last week’s 0.3, and Falsa Identidad up 50% to 0.3.

On Univision, Medicos went up 33% to 0.4. Imperio de Mentiras scored a 0.4 and Dulce Ambicion a 0.3, both flat. 

The CW scored a 0.2/1. Whose Line Is It Anyway? and Penn & Teller: Fool Us both notched their usual 0.2s. 

Michael Malone

Michael Malone is content director at B+C and Multichannel News. He joined B+C in 2005 and has covered network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television, including writing the "Local News Close-Up" market profiles. He also hosted the podcasts "Busted Pilot" and "Series Business." His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The L.A. Times, The Boston Globe and New York magazine.