TV Ratings: 'The Bachelor' is hot, but FOX hotter on Monday
Fast National ratings for Monday, Feb. 16, 2009.
In the key 18-49 demographic, FOX averaged a 4.4 rating, beating the 4.0 rating for ABC. CBS and NBC followed in the all-important demo with 2.9 ratings. The CW had a 0.5 rating to trail.
Overall, FOX averaged an estimated 12.58 million viewers and a 7.5 rating/11 share. ABC was second with a 7.1/11, with CBS' 6.2/10 close behind. NBC was fourth with a 4.7/7. The CW's 0.9/1 trailed.
FOX won the 8 p.m. hour with an 8.4/13 for "House." ABC's "The Bachelor" was second in its first hour with a 7.6/11. CBS' comedy repeats took third, beating the 4.0/6 for "Chuck" on NBC. The CW was fifth with a 0.9/11 for a "Gossip Girl" repeat.
ABC moved into first at 9 p.m. with an 8.7/13 for "The Bachelor." CBS' "Two and a Half Men" repeat (8.1/12) and the season finale of "Worst Week" (5.4/8) were second, beating FOX's "24," which had a 6.5/10. NBC's "Heroes" was down to a 4.6/7. The CW was last with a "One Tree Hill" repeat.
CBS took over in the 10 p.m. hour with a 7.0/12 for a "CSI: Miami" repeat. NBC's "Medium" was on the high side with a 5.7/9. ABC's "True Beauty" won the hour in the 18-49 demo, but finished well back in third overall.
All ratings information comes from preliminary Fast National Nielsen data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are subject to change.
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