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Ratings: ‘The Bachelor’ Gives Back an Hour, Takes the Night

ABC dating competition was three hours last week, two hours this Monday

On Monday, “The Bachelor” gave up the 10 o’clock hour to “The Good Doctor” — but that’s about all it lost. Filling a shorter window with big Nielsen numbers (and drama), the reality dating competition grew its averages from last week.

ABC was first in ratings with a 1.5 rating/7 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 6.106 million, according to preliminary numbers. From 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., “The Bachelor” posted a 1.8/9 and 6.4 million viewers. At 10, “The Good Doctor” got a 0.9/5 and 5.6 million viewers.

NBC and Fox tied for second in ratings, both with a 0.9/4. NBC was third in total viewers with 6.025 million, Fox was fourth with 4.4 million viewers.

For NBC, from 8-10, “America’s Got Talent: The Champions” averaged a 1.0/5 and 7.2 million viewers. At 10, “Manifest” had a 0.6/3 and 3.7 million viewers.

For Fox, “9-1-1: Lone Star” at 8 put up a 1.0/5 and 5.7 million viewers. At 9, “Prodigal Son” received a 0.7/3 and 3.1 million viewers.

CBS was fourth in ratings with a 0.7/3 and second in viewers with 6.047 million. “The Neighborhood” at 8 had a 0.9/4 and 6.4 million viewers. At 8:30, “Bob Hearts Abishola” got a 0.7/3 and 6 million viewers. “All Rise” at 9 received a 0.7/3 and 5.6 million viewers. “Bull” at 10 closed primetime out with a 0.7/4 and 6.3 million viewers.

Univision was fifth in ratings with a 0.5/3 and in viewers with 1.6 million.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.4/2 and in viewers with 1.1 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 732,000. “All American” at 8 had a 0.3/1 and 812,000 viewers. At 9, “Black Lightning” got a 0.2/1 and 653,000 viewers.

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