Ratings: ‘The Bachelor’ Declines With ‘Hometown’ Week, but ABC Clings to First Place in Key Demo

Fox made it close among adults 18-49 — and finished No. 1 (again) in total viewers

“The Bachelor” lost a little bit of love last night with its COVID-era version of hometown dates, but the week-to-week ratings decline was not enough for Fox to top ABC among adults 18-49. Fox and its “9-1-1” lineup did win another Monday primetime in terms of total viewers, however.

This year, “hometowns” looked different on “The Bachelor,” with the COVID-era season featuring the families of Matt James’ four remaining contestants — Bri, Michelle, Rachael and Serena P. — coming to the resort to re-create their hometowns as best as possible for a series of dates.

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Tony Maglio

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