Primetime Ratings Monday: ABC, Fox, NBC Tie For Top Spot

American Ninja Warrior on NBC
(Image credit: NBC)

ABC, Fox and NBC tied for the ratings title Monday. Each posted a 0.4 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 3 share. It was a soft night for broadcast ratings. 

ABC had movie The Princess and the Frog at 0.3, down a tenth from Disney movie Tangled last week, and The Good Doctor down 33% for a 0.4.

Fox had the season starter for Hell’s Kitchen at 0.6. Housebroken premiered at 0.3 and Duncanville did a 0.2. 

NBC premiered American Ninja Warrior at 0.4 and 0.5 across two hours. Lil Rel Howery-hosted game show Small Fortune premiered at 0.3.

CBS was just off the pace at 0.3/2. Reruns led into special Tulsa 1921: An American Tragedy at 0.3. 

Univision also earned a 0.3/2. Disenando Tu Amor did a 0.4 and 0.3 from 8 to 10 p.m., mostly level with last week’s 0.4, and La Hija Del Embajador got a flat 0.3. 

Telemundo did a 0.2/2. Exatlon Estados Unidos got a 0.2 and La Suerte De Loli a 0.3, Exatlon down a tenth and La Suerte level. Cafe Con Aroma De Mujer posted a flat 0.2. 

The CW scored a 0.1/0 with reruns. 

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.