TV Ratings: 'America's Got Talent' carries NBC, while ABC's 'Glass House' fizzles on Monday
FOX wins the key demo with 'Hell's Kitchen'
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Although it was down from its last Monday airing, "America's Got Talent" delivered the night's highest ratings and carried NBC to a comfortable overall win. FOX, meanwhile, eked out a slim key demo win thanks to "Hell's Kitchen."
After getting a bump last week with NBC airing the Stanley Cup, ABC's "The Bachelorette" was down slightly on Monday, failing to give a boost to "The Glass House," which got off to an unimpressive start.
For the night, FOX averaged a 2.4 rating among adults 18-49, edging out NBC's 2.3 rating in the key demographic. ABC's 2.0 rating was good for third, followed by CBS' 1.3 rating. The CW averaged a 0.2 key demo rating.
Overall, though, NBC won Monday night with 7.56 million viewers and a 4.4 rating/7 share. ABC Was second with a 4.2/7 and 6.01 million viewers, followed by FOX's 3.1/5 and 5.53 million viewers. CBS was fourth on the night with a 3.4/5 and 5.19 million viewers. The CW averaged 465,000 viewers and a 0.3/1.
[Univision averaged 3.49 million viewers and a 1.3 rating among adults 18-49 for Monday primetime.]
8 p.m. - "America's Got Talent" started Monday primetime with 11.17 million viewers and a 2.8 rating among adults 18-49 for NBC. ABC's "The Bachelorette" was second overall with 6.61 million viewers and finished third in the key demographic with a 2.1 rating. FOX's "Hell's Kitchen" also dropped a little against "AGT" rather than hockey, averaging 5.56 million viewers and a 2.5 key demo rating. CBS was fourth with 4.28 million viewers and a 1.2 key demo rating for repeats of "How I Met Your Mother" and "2 Broke Girls." The CW's encore of "Breaking Pointe" averaged 583,000 viewers and a 0.2 key demo rating.
9 p.m. - ABC moved into first for the 9 p.m. hour with 7.24 million viewers and a 2.4 rating among adults 18-49. NBC's "American Ninja Warrior" was second with 6 million viewers and third with a 1.9 key demo rating. FOX's "MasterChef" averaged 5.5 million viewers and finished a close second with a 2.3 key demo rating. Repeats of "Two and a Half Men" and "Mike & Molly" gave CBS 5.54 million viewers and a 1.2 key demo rating in fourth. On The CW, a repeat of "90210" averaged 346,000 viewers and a 0.1 key demo rating.
10 p.m. - CBS won the 10 p.m. hour overall with 5.76 million viewers for repeats of "The Big Bang Theory" and "Two and a Half Men," which averaged a 1.6 key demo rating for second. NBC's "American Ninja Warrior" was second with 5.51 million viewers and won the hour with a 2.0 key demo rating. ABC's "The Glass House" premiere averaged 4.185 million viewers and just under a 1.6 key demo rating, but took a big drop at the half-hour.
All ratings information comes from preliminary Fast National Nielsen data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are subject to change.