via press note:
ABC’s The Bachelor finished #2 in its 2-hour time period with Adults 18-49, while ranking #1 among Adults 18-34 and all key Women demos (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54). Building its numbers from its first to second hour, The Bachelor moved up to #1 in Adults 18-49 from 9-10pm to tie Fox’s House-driven Alcatraz for the time-period lead. For the 2nd week running, The Bachelor stood as Monday’s #1 TV show across the Women demos.
- In viewers and young adults, The Bachelor scored its 2nd-highest numbers this season.
Marking season-best repeat numbers, ABC’s encore Castle more than doubled the audience of NBC’s original Rock Center with Brian Williams in the 10 o’clock hour and beat out the NBC news program by 75% in Adults 18-49.
- The replay ABC drama grew its overall audience year to year, rising 8% over its year-ago encore in the hour.