Ratings: NBC’s ‘American Auto’ Series Premiere Pumps the Brakes After ‘The Voice’

ABC wins anyway with ”Monday Night Football“

NBC couldn’t keep its foot on the gas pedal after Monday’s “The Voice” Season 21 performance finale, which drew a 0.7 rating among adults 18-49 and 7.1 million total viewers. New comedy series “American Auto” settled for a 0.4 rating in the key demo and 3 million total viewers. A second episode of the freshman sitcom slipped to a 0.3 rating and 1.8 million total viewers.

No matter, ABC won primetime anyway by simulcasting “Monday Night Football” alongside sister cable channel ESPN.

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Tony Maglio

TV Editor • tony.maglio@thewrap.com • Twitter: @tonymaglio