‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Heats Up in Ratings

But it’s not enough for ABC to topple NBC on Tuesday

Turns out, “Bachelor in Paradise” was just warming up. Last night, the ABC dating competition jumped two-tenths of a Nielsen ratings point from the previous week.

“BiP” tied NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” on Tuesday in the key demo of adults 18-49. “AGT” easily topped total viewers, however, and a better performance from NBC’s “Capital One College Bowl” vs. ABC’s “The Ultimate Surfer” provided primetime with one clear winner — in the earliest-available ratings data, at least.

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Tony Maglio

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