Gordon Ramsay of "Hell's Kitchen"
Among adults 18-49, FOX averaged a 2.3 rating, beating ABC, CBS and NBC, which all averaged a 1.3 rating in the key demographic. The CW did a 0.2 key demo rating for Monday.
Overall, FOX averaged an estimated 5.665 million viewers and a 3.3 rating/5 share to win Monday primetime, topping the 3.3/5 and 4.96 million viewers averaged by CBS. NBC was third with a 2.7/4 and 4.38 million viewers, compared to the 2.9/5 and 4.13 million viewers for ABC. The CW averaged a 0.4/1 and 528,000 viewers for Monday night.
[Note that ABC's lineup looks like it had a strong night, rising across-the-board. That may have just a wee bit to do with preemptions for a Monday Night Football preseason game between the Patriots and Eagles in several markets, including Boston.]
8 p.m. - "Hotel Hell" was up a tiny amount from last week with 5.16 million viewers and a 2.0 rating among adults 18-49, winning the 8 p.m. hour for FOX. ABC's "Bachelor Pad" averaged 4.815 million viewers and a 1.5 key demo rating in second. NBC's encore of "America's Got Talent" averaged 4.695 million viewers and a 1.1 key demo rating, compared to the 4.49 million viewers and 1.3 key demo rating for CBS' repeats of "How I Met Your Mother" and "2 Broke Girls." The CW's repeat of "Remodeled" averaged 582,000 viewers and a 0.2 key demo rating.
9 p.m. - FOX's "Hell's Kitchen" dropped week-to-week but still won the 9 p.m. hour with 6.17 million viewers and a 2.5 rating among adults 18-49. CBS' repeats of "2 Broke Girls" and "Mike & Molly" averaged 5.37 million viewers for second and a 1.5 key demo rating for third. ABC's "Bachelor Pad" averaged 4.75 million viewers for third and a 1.6 key demo rating for second. NBC's "Stars Earn Stripes" was down significantly from last week's premiere with 3.55 million viewers and a 1.1 key demo rating. On The CW, a new "Remodeled" averaged 474,000 viewers and a 0.2 key demo rating.
10 p.m. - CBS' repeat of "Hawaii Five-0" averaged 5.01 million viewers to win the 10 p.m. hour and finished second with a 1.0 rating among adults 18-49. NBC's "Grimm" slipped to 4.895 million viewers and a 1.6 key demo rating, though it obviously built on its lead-in and rose at the half-hour. ABC's "Glass House" finale averaged 2.81 million viewers and a 0.9 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, particularly in the case of live events.