Ratings: ‘Bachelor’ Hits Season Highs, ABC Tops Monday Demo

Fox’s “Gotham” and “Sleepy Hollow” lineup dips

Last Updated: February 3, 2015 @ 9:46 AM

“The Bachelor” hit a season high on Monday evening, handing ABC a “W” in the advertiser-sought 18-49 demographic. CBS beat its competition in total viewers, despite airing a “Scorpion” rerun at 9 p.m.

Meanwhile, Fox’s lineup dipped, tying it in the key demo with NBC, which saw a nice bump from “The Celebrity Apprentice.”

ABC was first in ratings with a 2.1 rating/6 share in the main demographic and second in total viewers with an average of 8.1 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Bachelor” at 8 earned a primetime-best 2.5/7 and had 8.4 million viewers. “Castle” at 10 received a 1.4/4 and 7.5 million viewers.

CBS was second in ratings with a 1.8/5 and first in viewers with 9.2 million. At 8, “2 Broke Girls” got a 2.4/7 and 9.3 million viewers. “Mike & Molly” at 8:30 had a 2.2/6 and Monday-best 9.8 million viewers. Following a rerun, “NCIS: Los Angeles” at 10 received a 1.7/5 and 9.7 million viewers.

NBC and Fox tied for third in ratings, both with a 1.7/5. NBC was third in viewers with 6.2 million; Fox was fourth with 5.1 million viewers.

For NBC, “The Apprentice” at 8 rose to a 2.1/6 and 6.9 million viewers. “State of Affairs” at 10 got a 1.1/3 and 4.7 million viewers.

For Fox, “Gotham” at 8 dipped to a 1.9/6 — a low — and 5.8 million viewers. “Sleepy Hollow” at 9 had a 1.4/4 and 4.3 million viewers.

Univision was fifth in ratings with a 0.8/2 and in total viewers with 2.1 million.

The CW was sixth in ratings with a 0.6/2 and in total viewers with 1.4 million. “The Originals” at 8 got a 0.7/2 and 1.5 million viewers. “Jane The Virgin” at 9 had a 0.5/1 and 1.3 million viewers.

Telemundo was seventh in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in total viewers with 892,000.