Fast National ratings for Monday, June 13, 2011.
NBC's Stanley Cup Game 6 failed to get the same bump ABC's NBA Finals Game 6 got on Sunday night, allowing ABC to retain its grasp on Monday with another night of "The Bachelorette" and (less impressively) "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition."
Among adults 18-49, ABC averaged a 2.2 rating for the night, beating NBC's 1.9 rating in the key demographic. FOX was third with a 1.6 rating, with CBS' 1.4 rating close behind. The CW averaged a 0.2 demo rating for the night.
Overall, ABC averaged an estimated 7.16 million viewers to go with a 4.8 rating/8 share for the night. CBS was second with a 3.9/6 and 6 million viewers, with NBC's 3.1/5 and 5.26 million viewers taking third. FOX was fourth with 4.09 million viewers and a 2.5/4. Roughly 645,000 viewers accidentally left their TV on The CW.
8 p.m. - The first hour of "The Bachelorette" drew 7.76 million viewers and a 2.3 rating among adults 18-49 to win the 8 p.m. hour for ABC. NBC's Stanley Cup coverage was second with 5.07 million viewers and a 1.7 rating in the key demo. CBS finished third with 4.47 million viewers for two episodes of "How I Met Your Mother," which beat the 3.3 million viewers for FOX's repeat of last week's "MasterChef." On The CW, "90210" averaged 710,000 viewers.
9 p.m. - "The Bachelorette" went up very slightly to 7.87 million viewers and a 2.4 demo rating for ABC in the 9 p.m. hour. CBS was second with 6.15 million viewers for "Two and a Half Men" and "Mike & Molly." NBC's hockey coverage went up slightly to 5.4 million viewers and a 2.0 demo rating. FOX's new "MasterChef" averaged 4.88 million viewers and a 2.0 demo rating in its new time period, up slightly from last week's 8 p.m. premiere. The CW's "Gossip Girl" averaged 580,000 viewers and a 0.2 demo rating.
10 p.m. - CBS moved into first for the 10 p.m. hour with 7.39 million viewers for "Hawaii Five-0." ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" was up from last week with 5.84 million viewers, but down with a 2.0 key demo rating. NBC's hockey coverage averaged 5.33 million viewers for third overall and tied for the hourly win with a 2.0 demo rating.
All ratings information comes from preliminary Fast National Nielsen data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are subject to change, particularly in the case of live events.
A long-time member of the TCA Board and a longer-time blogger of "American Idol," Dan Fienberg writes about TV, except for when he writes about movies or sometimes writes about the Red Sox. But never music. He would sound stupid talking about music.