Primetime Ratings Monday: 'Idol' and 'Voice' Share Title

Celeste Butler auditions for ABC's 'American Idol' in an episode airing on Feb. 28, 2021
(Image credit: ABC/John Fleenor)

ABC and NBC tied for the top spot in ratings Monday. ABC had American Idol and NBC had The Voice, as both networks posted a 0.6 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 4 share. 

Behind them were CBS and Univision, both at 0.4/3. 

American Idol grew 17% to 0.7 across two hours on ABC and led into a Rebel repeat. 

On NBC, two hours of The Voice also got a 0.7, virtually level with last week. Debris did a flat 0.4. 

CBS had The Neighborhood at 0.6 and Bob Hearts Abishola at 0.5, both down a tenth from their last new airing. All Rise and Bull both scored their usual 0.4s. Last Monday was the March Madness final on CBS. 

Univision had La Rosa de Guadalupe and Te Acuerdas De Mi at 0.4, La Rosa level and Te Acuerdas up a tenth. La Hija Del Embajador earned a flat 0.3. 

Fox and Telemundo both notched a 0.3/2. Fox had a 9-1-1 rerun and the America’s Most Wanted finale got a flat 0.3. 

On Telemundo, Exatlon Estados Unidos, La Suerte De Loli and Buscando A Frida all got a 0.3, Exatlon and Buscando level and La Suerte up a tenth. 

The CW earned a 0.2/1. All American scored a 0.2 and Black Lightning a 0.1, both down a tenth from their last new episode. 

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.