Primetime Ratings Monday: Holiday Music Specials Lead ABC

Disney Holiday Singalong
(Image credit: ABC/Disney)

ABC won the Monday ratings race, with a couple musical specials setting the pace. ABC rated a 0.9 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 5 share. That beat NBC’s 0.8/4. 

ABC had The Disney Holiday Singalong, hosted by Ryan Seacrest, at 1.2 and CMA Country Christmas at 0.8. The Good Doctor shot up 17% to 0.7.

NBC had two hours of The Voice virtually flat at 0.9 and 0.8 and Weakest Link grew 20% to 0.6.

CBS got a 0.6/3. The Neighborhood increased 13% to 0.9 and Bob Hearts Abishola tallied a flat 0.6. All Rise and Bull both got a level 0.5. 

Univision scored a 0.4/2 and Telemundo a 0.3/2. Univision had Vencer El Desamor at 0.5 and Imperio de Mentiras at 0.4. Dulce Ambicion posted a 0.3. All three were up a tenth. 

For Telemundo it was El Domo del Dinero at 0.2 and Todo Por Mi Hija at 0.4. Falsa Identidad got a 0.3. All three stayed flat. 

Fox rated a 0.3/1. LA’s Finest and the Filthy Rich finale both got a flat 0.3. 

The CW scored a 0.1/1 with reruns of Whose Line is it Anyway? and Penn & Teller: Fool Us

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.