NBC expected to rise in the finals as fast national numbers are understated
NBC predictably rolled over all comers on Monday night, earning a 3.8 rating/12 share in the advertiser-sought 18-49 demographic, and 13.8 million total viewers, according to preliminary numbers.
Due to the nature of the live Emmy Awards — which kicked off at 8 p.m. ET — those numbers are expected to increase when timezone-adjusted for the finals. The Emmys were the only show on NBC's primetime schedule.
Fox was second in ratings with a 1.8/6 and third in viewers with 4.6 million. “MasterChef” at 8 earned a 2.0/7 and 5.3 million viewers. “Hotel Hell” at 9 received a 1.6/5 and 3.9 million viewers.
ABC and Univision tied for third in ratings, each with a 1.2/4. ABC was fourth in viewers with 4.2 million. Univision finished fifth with 2.9 million.
For ABC, “Bachelor in Paradise” at 8 got a 1.3/4 and 4.6 million viewers. “Mistresses” at 10 had a 0.9/3 and 3.2 million viewers.
CBS was fifth in ratings with a 1.1/3 and in total viewers with 5 million. Following reruns, “Under the Dome” at 10 got a 1.4/4 and 6.6 million viewers.
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Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.7/2 and in total viewers with 1.6 million.
The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.4/1 and in total viewers with 1.1 million. Following repeats, “America's Next Top Model” at 9 had a 0.4/1 and 1.1 million viewers.