Ratings: Ninjas Fend Off Jack Bauer, Gordon Ramsey

Ratings: Ninjas Fend Off Jack Bauer, Gordon Ramsey

NBC is first in ratings, Fox scores a win in viewers

NBC edged out Fox to finish first in ratings on Monday, thanks to added strength for “American Ninja Warrior.” Fox, powered by Gordon Ramsey and Jack Bauer, led in viewers.

NBC had a 1.6 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and was third in viewers with an average of 4.8 million, according to preliminary numbers. Following a rerun, “American Ninja Warrior” at 8 p.m. scored a night-high 1.8/6 and had 5.5 million viewers.

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Fox was second in ratings with a 1.5/5 and first in viewers with 5.3 million. “MasterChef” at 8 earned a 1.7/6 and 4.9 million viewers. At 9, “24: Live Another Day” received a 1.4/4 and 5.7 million viewers.

ABC was third in ratings with a 1.3/4 and second in viewers with 5.1 million. At 8, “The Bachelorette” had a 1.5/5 and 5.9 million viewers, the most of the night. “Mistresses” at 10 got a 1.0/3 and 3.7 million viewers.

Univision was fourth in ratings with a 1.1/4 and fifth in viewers with 2.9 million.

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CBS was fifth in ratings with a 0.9/3 and fourth in total viewers with 4.7 million. Following repeats, the “Under the Dome: Inside Chester's Mill” special got a 0.8/3 and 4.3 million viewers.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.6/2 and in total viewers with 1.5 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.4/1 and in total viewers with 1.2 million. At 8, “Who Line Is It Anyway?” received a 0.6/2 and 1.6 million viewers. Following a rerun, “Beauty and the Beast” at 9 had a 0.3/1 and 794,000 viewers.