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[07/16/19 - 08:19 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Continues Its Reign
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

Primetime Preliminary Fast National Nielsen Data
(includes all DVR playback through 3:00 am)

Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (7/15/19):

ABC (5.302 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) was the network to beat on Monday with originals from "The Bachelorette" (6.408 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) and "Grand Hotel" (3.091 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4).

NBC (4.256 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then was the silver draw with fresh installments of "American Ninja Warrior" (4.488 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) and "Dateline NBC" (3.792 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3).

Next up was FOX (2.240 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) with new episodes from "Beat Shazam" (2.523 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4) and "So You Think You Can Dance" (1.958 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6).

Meanwhile, CBS (2.903 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) offered up its mix of "Love Island" (2.107 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6), "The Code" (3.184 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8) and a repeat "Bull" (3.417 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8).

And finally, "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.195 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8), "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.944 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8) and a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.860 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12) rounded out the night on The CW (1.049 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
+50.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
+20.00% - Grand Hotel
+13.33% - The Bachelorette
0.00% - American Ninja Warrior
0.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Beat Shazam
0.00% - So You Think You Can Dance
-25.00% - The Code

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - So You Think You Can Dance (vs. 9-1-1 (Repeat))
+13.33% - The Bachelorette
0.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
0.00% - Beat Shazam (vs. So You Think You Can Dance)
0.00% - The Code (vs. Salvation)
0.00% - Love Island (vs. TKO: Total Knock Out (Repeat))
-18.18% - American Ninja Warrior
-22.22% - Dateline NBC
-25.00% - Grand Hotel (vs. The Proposal)

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

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Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/16/18):

ABC (5.329 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) held onto the top spot on Monday with fresh installments from "The Bachelorette" (6.265 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) and "The Proposal" (3.456 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4).

NBC (5.072 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then took home the silver with originals from "American Ninja Warrior" (5.176 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) and "Dateline NBC" (4.866 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3).

Next up was FOX (2.128 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) with a new "So You Think You Can Dance" (2.414 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5) and a repeat "9-1-1" (1.842 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7).

Meanwhile, CBS (2.821 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) served up a rebroadcast of "TKO: Total Knock Out" (2.614 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #6) followed by new episodes of "Salvation" (2.479 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and "Elementary" (3.371 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7).

And finally, originals from "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.400 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.990 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) plus a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.932 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12) rounded out the night on The CW (1.180 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+28.57% - Dateline NBC
+15.38% - The Bachelorette
+10.00% - American Ninja Warrior
0.00% - The Proposal
0.00% - Elementary
0.00% - Salvation
0.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-14.29% - So You Think You Can Dance

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us (vs. Supergirl (Repeat))
+50.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
+33.33% - The Proposal (vs. Battle of the Network Stars (Repeat))
-6.25% - The Bachelorette
-10.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge)
-14.29% - So You Think You Can Dance
-21.43% - American Ninja Warrior
-33.33% - Elementary (vs. Scorpion (Repeat))
-50.00% - Salvation (vs. Mom/Life in Pieces (Repeats))

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

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Source: Nielsen Media Research





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