Ratings: Eva Longoria’s ‘Grand Hotel’ Has Less Than Grand Debut

But ABC still wins Monday thanks to “The Bachelorette”

Grand Hotel
ABC/Ed Herrera

“The Bachelorette” led ABC to a Monday win in primetime ratings. The premiere of Eva Longoria’s “Grand Hotel” at 10 p.m. didn’t help the effort all that much.

Still, “Grand Hotel” was the 10 o’clock hour’s highest-rated summer debut in almost two years. Five others broadcast dramas have premiered in that hour over those two years.

With the time-period premiere of “American Ninja Warrior,” NBC finished runner-up last night.

ABC was first in ratings with a 1.2 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 4.9 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Bachelorette” from 8 to 10 earned a 1.5/8 and 5.5 million viewers. “Grand Hotel” at 10 debuted to a 0.7/3 and 3.7 million viewers.

NBC was second in ratings with a 0.8/4 and in viewers with 4.5 million. “American Ninja Warrior” from 8-10 averaged a 0.9/5 and 4.8 million viewers. At 10, “Dateline” had a 0.7/3 and 4 million viewers.

Fox and Telemundo tied for third in ratings, both with a 0.5. Fox had a 3 share, Telemundo got a 2 share. Fox was fourth in total viewers with 2.1 million, Telemundo was fifth with 1.3 million viewers.

For Fox, “Beat Shazam” at 8 got a 0.6/3 and 2.2 million viewers. At 9, “So You Think You Can Dance” received a 0.5/2 and 2.1 million viewers.

CBS and Univision tied for fifth in ratings, both with a 0.4/2. CBS was third in total viewers with 3.3 million, airing all reruns; Univision was sixth with 1.24 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 1.17 million. The season premiere of “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” at 8 had a 0.3/1 and 1.3 million viewers. at 9, the season premiere of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” got a 0.2/1 and 1.1 million viewers. A repeat followed.