With no "America's Got Talent" on the schedule, Monday night stayed true to its general summer pattern, with "The Bachelorette
" leading ABC to an overall win and FOX's Gordon Ramsay double-bill carrying primetime among young viewers (with the usual asterisk).
Among adults 18-49, FOX averaged a 2.4 rating for Monday night, edging out ABC's 2.0 rating among adults 18-49. Of course, in the two primetime hours the networks share, ABC had a very slim advantage in the key demographic. CBS averaged a 1.2 key demo rating, followed by NBC's 1.1 key demo rating. The CW averaged a 0.2 key demo rating.
Overall, though, ABC averaged an estimated 6.45 million viewers and a 4.3 rating/7 share for Monday night, beating FOX's 3.4/6 and 5.85 million viewers. CBS was third with 4.91 million viewers and a 3.3/6, with NBC's 2.0/3 and 3.36 million viewers following. The CW averaged 509,000 viewers and a 0.3/1 for the night.
[Univision averaged 3.6 million viewers and a 1.3 rating among adults 18-49 for Monday primetime.]
8 p.m. -
ABC's "The Bachelorette" added viewers week-to-week and averaged 7.92 million viewers and a 2.4 rating among adults 18-49 for the 8 p.m. hour. FOX's "Hell's Kitchen
" averaged nearly 5.9 million viewers (also up) and a 2.4 key demo rating. CBS' repeats of "How I Met Your Mother" and "2 Broke Girls" averaged 4.23 million viewers and a 1.3 key demo rating, edging out the 3.99 million viewers and 1.3 key demo rating for NBC's "Fear Factor
." The CW's "Breaking Pointe" encore averaged 594,000 viewers and a 0.2 key demo rating.
9 p.m. -
The second hour of "The Bachelorette" averaged 8.1 million viewers and a 2.6 rating among adults 18-49 to lead the 9 p.m. hour. FOX's "MasterChef" was a distant second overall with nearly 5.8 million viewers and a close second in the key demo with a 2.4 rating. CBS' repeats of "Two and a Half Men" and "Mike & Molly" averaged 4.87 million viewers for third and a 1.2 key demo rating for fourth, compared to the 3.9 million viewers and 1.4 key demo rating for NBC's "American Ninja Warrior
." The CW trailed with 423,000 viewers and a 0.2 key deo rating for a "Remodeled" repeat.
10 p.m. -
CBS' repeat of "Hawaii Five-0" won the 10 p.m. hour overall and averaged a 1.1 rating among adults 18-49 (winning the 10:30 half-hour in the key demo). ABC's "The Glass House
" averaged nearly 3.3 million viewers and a 1.1 key demo rating (winning the 10 p.m. half-hour in the demo). NBC's "Grimm" repeat averaged 2.19 million viewers and a 0.7 key 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.