ABC's "The Bachelorette" Emerges as Monday's #1 TV Show with Best-Since-Premiere Results
Early info on ABC's Monday, ahead of the regular press release.
With its lineup of The Bachelorette and The Glass House, ABC emerged as the most-watched TV network on Monday night, outdrawing runner-up Fox with its unscripted originals by 10% (Hell's Kitchen/MasterChef). The Net took second on the evening in Adults 18-49, leading NBC (including originals of Fear Factor and American Ninja Warrior) by 82%. For the 5th time in 6 weeks, ABC took first place on the Monday with all key Women demos (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54).
· ABC marked its 2nd-most-watched Monday this summer and hit its highest summer numbers since early last August with key Women (W18-34/W18-49) - since 8/8/11.
Beating Fox's unscripted lineup (Hell's Kitchen/MasterChef) from 8-10pm, ABC's The Bachelorette won its time slot to qualify as Monday's #1 TV show in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49. It also stood as the top-rated TV show of the night with Adults 18-34 for the 2nd week in a row. Additionally, for the 8th week running, the ABC unscripted series won its slot across all key Women demos (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54), while qualifying as Monday's #1 TV show for the 5th straight week on all three measures.
· In Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, The Bachelorette generated its strongest results since its season opener 8 weeks ago - since 5/14/12.
During the 10 o'clock hour, ABC's The Glass House finished #2 against its network rivals with Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, while ranking #1 with Adults 18-34 and across all key Women demos.
· ABC's The Glass House posted best-since-premiere ratings across the women demos.