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Monday Ratings: ABC's Bachelorette, Newlyweds Win Again; Road Trip Hits A Ditch

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July 14th, 2009

Scoreboard ABC CBS Uni NBC FOX CW
Rating: Adults 18-49 2.5/7 2.1/8 1.4/4 1.1/3 1.1/3 0.2/1
Rating: Adults 18-34 2.2/7 1.5/5 1.6/5 0.8/3 0.8/3 0.3/1
Total Viewers (million) 6.937 7.253 3.594 4.301 3.538 0.727

ABC's The Bachelorette and Here Come The Newlyweds strengthened their lock on summer Mondays with an overall 2.5 adults 18-49 demo rating, widening their margin over CBS repeats.

NBC's detour of Great American Road Trip to Monday headed into a ditch, falling to a series low 0.9 18-49 demo rating. But NBC's objective in the move was achieved. It can't hurt Tuesday's America's Got Talent anymore! At 10pm, Dateline NBC was down a tick in the 18-49 demo from last week.

You can see TV ratings from other recent Overnight ratings reports here.

Full details:

Time Net Show 18-49 Rating 18-49 Share 18-34 Rating 18-34 Share Viewers (million)
8:00 ABC The Bachelorette 2.5 8 2.3 8 7.477
CBS How I Met Your Mother (repeat) 1.8 6 1.4 5 5.172
FOX House (repeat) 1.2 4 1.0 3 3.927
NBC Great American Road Trip 0.9 3 0.6 2 3.303
CW One Tree Hill (repeat) 0.3 1 0.3 1 0.943
8:30 CBS Rules of Engagement (repeat) 1.9 6 1.4 5 5.374
9:00 ABC The Bachelorette 2.9 8 2.5 8 8.346
CBS Two and a Half Men (repeat) 2.7 8 1.8 6 8.937
NBC Law & Order: CI (new to NBC) 1.0 3 0.8 2 4.268
FOX Lie To Me (repeat) 1.0 3 0.6 2 3.150
CW Gossip Girl (repeat) 0.2 1 0.2 1 0.512
9:30 CBS The Big Bang Theory (repeat) 2.6 7 1.7 5 8.107
10:00 ABC Here Come The Newlyweds (finale) 2.0 6 1.8 6 4.988
CBS CSI:Miami (repeat) 1.9 5 1.2 4 7.963
NBC Dateline NBC 1.4 4 1.0 3 5.332

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All numbers are Live+SD.

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Time Shifted Viewing – Program ratings for national sources are produced in three streams of data – Live, Live+Same Day (Live+SD) and Live+7 Day. Time shifted figures account for incremental viewing that takes place with DVRs which are currently in approximately 24.4% of all U.S. TV households. Live+Same Day (Live+SD) include viewing during the same broadcast day as the original telecast, with a cut-off of 3:00AM local time when meters transmit daily viewing to Nielsen for processing. Live+7 Day ratings include incremental viewing that takes place during the 7 days following a telecast.

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