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Ratings: Jessie Graff Powers ‘American Ninja Warrior’ to Monday Night Win

ABC’s “Bachelor in Paradise” put up a fight, but it wasn’t enough

“Supergirl” stuntwoman Jessie Graff made “American Ninja Warrior” history last night, pushing NBC to the top of primetime in the process.

Last night, Graff became the first woman to complete Stage 1 of the national finals, beating the near-impossible obstacle course with 12 seconds to spare.

For TV ratings runner-up ABC, “Bachelor in Paradise” reached a season high in total viewers.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.7 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 6 million, according to preliminary numbers. “Ninja Warrior” at 8 p.m. ET earned a 1.9/7 and 6.9 million viewers. At 10, “Running Wild With Bear Grylls” posted a 1.4/5 and 4.3 million viewers.

ABC was second in ratings with a 1.3/5 and in viewers with 4.6 million. “Bachelor in Paradise” at 8 p.m. ET put up a 1.6/6 and 5.4 million viewers. “Mistresses” at 10 received a 0.6/2 and 2.8 million viewers.

CBS, Fox and Univision tied for third in ratings, each with a 0.7. CBS had a 3 share, Fox and Univision got a 2. CBS was third in total viewers with 4.1 million; Fox was fourth with 2.5 million viewers; Univision was fifth with 2 million.

CBS aired all reruns, while Fox ran just a live “So You Think You Can Dance” for two hours.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.6/2 and in viewers with 1.5 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in viewers with 1.3 million, airing only reruns.