Fast National ratings for Monday, June 1, 2015.
The series premiere of "The Whispers" held well from its "The Bachelorette" lead-in to top NBC's "The Island" and give ABC Monday wins both overall and in the key demographic.
ABC needed that "Whispers" triumph to take the night because, for the second straight week, "American Ninja Warrior" was able to beat "The Bachelorette" head-to-head over the first two hours of primetime. With only a 0.1 key demo rating dip in its second half-hour, ABC has to be pleased with the premiere.
The night's other premiere was FOX's "So You Think You Can Dance," down 20 percent from last year's return.
Let's get to the numbers...