Monday Ratings: ABC leads with The Bachelorette
Ah summer. Gone are the days when the kids lined up to see how Chuck and Heroes did! Now reruns and new unscripted programming rule the broadcast airwaves. A night of mixed leadership with ABC and CBS tied when it came to adults 18-49, but ABC easily won the 18-34 demographic. CBS had the most total viewers as it (relatively speaking) continues to get impressive mileage from its reruns.
In a battle of unscripted programming from 8p-10p, The Bachelorette handily bested I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here. A repeat of Two and a Half Men had the most viewers and the most 18-49 viewers for the night, and Dateline NBC won the 10pm with the 18-49 crowd, oops, bad typing on my part. Dateline tied w/CSI: Miami with 18-49s with a 2.1 rating.
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Share||18-34 Rating/Share||Viewers (Millons)|
|CBS||The Big Bang Theory (R)||2.1/7||1.5/6||6.57|
|NBC||I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here||1.8/6||1.5/5||4.77|
|CW||Gossip Girl (R)||0.4/1||0.5/2||1.06|
|8:30||CBS||How I Met Your Mother (R)||2.0/6||1.5/5||5.77|
|9:00||CBS||Two and a Half Men (R)||2.9/8||1.7/5||9.46|
|NBC||I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here||2.2/6||1.8/6||5.65|
|CW||One Tree Hill (R)||0.3/1||0.4/1||0.82|
|9:30||CBS||The Big Bang Theory (R)||2.7/7||1.7/5||7.84|
|CBS||CSI: Miami (R)||2.1/6||1.6/5||8.13|
|ABC||Here Come the Newlyweds||2.0/6||2.1/6||4.77|
Shows are sorted by 18-49 rating in each time slot.
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