via press release:
Rising in each half hour of the night, ABC’s Monday night grew week to week by double digits in Total Viewers (+17%) and Adults 18-49 (+13%). The Net ranked #1 on the evening with Women 18-49.
At 8pm, ABC’s The Bachelorette won its 2-hour time period for the 3rd week running with all key Women demos (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54). Gaining viewers and young adults from its first hour to its second hour, The Bachelorette moved up to become the most-watched series in the 9pm hour and ranked #1 with Adults 18-34, beating Fox’s season premiere of Master Chef and NBC’s America’s Got Talent-driven American Ninja Warrior. The Bachelorette registered as Monday’s #1 TV series for the 3rd straight week with its core audience of Women 18-34.
- ABC’s The Bachelorette’s numbers jumped week to week by nearly 1.0 million viewers and by 11% in Adults 18-49.
Taking second place during the 10 o’clock hour, ABC’s Castle marked its most-watched-ever summer repeat telecast.