Ratings: Steady ‘Bachelorette’ Hands ABC Another Monday Win

“Grand Hotel” can’t match last week’s modest numbers

“The Bachelorette” is the gift that keeps on giving (ABC wins in Monday primetime). Last night’s episode of the hit dating competition remained steady with the previous week in the key 18-49 demographic’s ratings, and it grew a bit in terms of total viewers.

Despite lead-out drama “Grand Hotel” declining week over week, ABC comfortably topped the night. Led by “American Ninja Warrior,” NBC finished runner-up.

ABC was first in ratings with a 1.2 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 5 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Bachelorette” from 8 to 10 p.m. averaged a 1.5/8 and 6 million viewers. “Grand Hotel” at 10 settled for a 0.5/3 and 2.9 million viewers.

NBC was second in ratings with a 0.8/4 and in viewers with 4.2 million. “American Ninja Warrior” from 8-10 received a 0.9/4 and 4.5 million viewers. At 10, “Dateline NBC” got a 0.7/4 and 3.8 million viewers.

Fox and Telemundo tied for third in ratings, both with a 0.5. Fox had a 3 share, Telemundo had a 2. Fox was fourth in total viewers with 2.2 million, Telemundo was fifth with 1.3 million.

For Fox, “Beat Shazam” at 8 had a 0.6/3 and 2.3 million viewers. At 9, “So You Think You Can Dance” got a 0.5/2 and 2.2 million viewers.

CBS and Univision tied for fifth in ratings, both with a 0.4/2. CBS was third in total viewers with 3.7 million, Univision was sixth with 1.2 million.

For CBS, between reruns, “The Code” at 9 received a 0.4/2 and 3.8 million viewers.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 1.1 million. “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” at 8 had a 0.2/1 and 1.2 million viewers. At 9, “Whose Line Is It Anyway” got a 0.2/1 and 945,000 viewers. A repeat followed.

Tony Maglio

Tony Maglio

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


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