Ratings: No Royal Debut for ‘Queens’

But ABC still finishes first among adults 18-49 thanks to ”The Bachelorette“ Season 18 premiere

“Queens” wasn’t flush with viewers on Tuesday, when the ABC hip-hop drama debuted to just 1.8 million overall audience members. Still, led by the network’s two-hour Season 18 premiere of “The Bachelorette,” ABC finished first in primetime averages among adults 18-49.

But with two young-skewing shows on its schedule, ABC placed a distant third in terms of total viewers.

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Tony Maglio

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

Jennifer Maas

Jennifer Maas

TV Reporter • jennifer.maas@thewrap.com • Twitter: @jmaasaronson