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Primetime Ratings Monday: ABC Wins With Booming ‘Bachelor’

Matt James
(Image credit: ABC/Craig Sjodin)

ABC won the Monday ratings battle, as The Bachelor led the way. ABC rated a 1.0 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 6 share. That barely beat Fox at 0.9/6. 

The Bachelor went up 14% to 1.2 across two hours and The Good Doctor shot up 20% to 0.6.

Fox had 9-1-1 at a flat 1.0 and 9-1-1: Lone Star grew 13% to 0.9.

NBC got a 0.8/5. The Voice dropped 9% to 1.0 across two hours and Debris lost 33% from its premiere for a 0.4.

CBS scored a 0.5/3. The Neighborhood tallied a 0.8 and Bob Hearts Abishola a 0.6, both comedies flat. Reruns of The Equalizer and Bull followed. 

Telemundo and Univision both did a 0.3/2. On Telemundo, Exatlon Estados Unidos, La Suerte De Loli and Buscando A Frida all got a level 0.3. 

On Univision, Vencer El Desamor went up 25% to 0.5. Te Acuerdas De Mi did a flat 0.3 and La Hija Del Embajador dropped 33% to 0.2.

The CW scored a 0.2/1. All American posted a 0.3 and Black Lightning a 0.2, the pair both up a tenth. 

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.