Ratings: ‘Bachelorette: Men Tell All’ Can’t Carry ABC Above ‘American Ninja Warrior,’ NBC

Demo runner-up ABC claims largest overall audience

Last Updated: July 21, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

“American Ninja Warrior” recovered on Monday, helping NBC to edge past ABC in the key 18-49 demo. ABC, with the “Bachelorette: Men Tell All,” topped the night in total viewers.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.7 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and second in total viewers with an average of 5.5 million, according to preliminary numbers. “American Ninja Warrior” at 8 p.m. ET earned a 2.0/7 and 6.5 million viewers. “Running Wild With Bear Grylls” at 10 had a 1.2/4 and 3.5 million viewers.

ABC was second in ratings with a 1.6/5 and first in viewers with 5.8 million. “The Bachelorette” at 8 received a 1.9/7 and 6.9 million viewers. “The Whispers” at 10 got a 0.9/3 and 3.4 million viewers.

Fox was third in ratings with a 1.0/3 and fourth in viewers with 3.2 million. “So You Think You Can Dance” at 8 was the only show on the network’s schedule.

CBS was fourth with a 0.8/3 and third in viewers with 4.9 million, airing entirely reruns.

Univision finished fifth in ratings with a 0.7/3 and in viewers with 2 million.

Telemundo was sixth with a 0.6/2 and in viewers with 1.6 million.

The CW was seventh with a 0.4/1 and in viewers with 1.5 million. “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” at 8 had a 0.5/2 and 1.8 million viewers. “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” at 9 got a 0.4/1 and 1.4 million viewers. “Barber Battle” at 9:30 posted a 0.2/1 and 783,000.