Ratings: ‘The Bachelor’s’ Hometown Dates Episode Scores Season Highs

NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” special fares far better than last week’s “Celebrity Apprentice” finale

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Who says you can’t go home? Not “The Bachelor.” The ABC reality dating show scored season highs with its hometown dates round on Monday.

NBC enjoyed a nice boost from an “American Ninja Warrior: All-Stars” special, which fared far better than last week’s soft “Celebrity Apprentice” season finale. The broadcaster tied CBS for second place in the key 18-49 demo. The Leslie Moonves-led network finished first in total viewers throughout primetime.

ABC was first in ratings with a 1.9 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and second in total viewers with an average of 6.1 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Bachelor” at 8 p.m. scored a 2.5/8 and 7.9 million viewers. “Quantico” at 9 managed a 0.7/2 and 2.6 million viewers.

CBS and NBC tied for second in ratings with a 1.2/4. CBS was first in total viewers with 6.8 million, NBC was third with 4.6 million.

For CBS, “Kevin Can Wait” at 8 had a 1.4/5 and 7.3 million viewers. At 8:30, “Man With a Plan” got a 1.3/4 and 6.7 million viewers. “Superior Donuts” at 9 received a 1.2/4 and 6.7 million viewers. At 9:30, “2 Broke Girls” garnered a 1.2/4 and 5.8 million viewers. “Scorpion” at 10 closed prime with a 1.2/4 and 7.1 million viewers.

For NBC, the “American Ninja Warrior” special at 8 landed a 1.4/5 and 5.2 million viewers. The “Timeless” season finale at 10 put up a 0.9/3 and 3.3 million viewers.

Fox was fourth in ratings with a 0.9/3 and in viewers with 4.1 million. At 8, “24: Legacy” had a 1.0/4 and 4.4 million viewers. “APB” at 9 slipped to a 0.8/3 and 3.8 million viewers.

Univision was fifth in ratings with a 0.7/2 and in viewers with 2.1 million.

The CW and Telemundo tied for sixth in ratings, both with a 0.6/2. CW was sixth in total viewers with 1.7 million viewers, Telemundo was seventh with 1.5 million.

For CW, “Supergirl” at 8 got a 0.7/2 and 2.2 million viewers. At 9, “Jane The Virgin” received a 0.4/1 and 1.1 million viewers.