'The Bachelor' Dominates 'American Ninja Warrior' + 'Castle' Grows

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January 14th, 2014


via press release:

ABC Monday Prime (8-11pm – 8.2 million and 2.1/6 in AD18-49): With The Bachelor and Castle, ABC finished as Monday’s #1 TV network in Total Viewers, Adults 18-49 (tie), Adults 18-34 and key Women (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54).


The Bachelor (8-10pm – 7.9 million and 2.2/6 in AD18-49):  From 8-10pm, ABC’s The Bachelor dominated its unscripted competition in the 2-hour time period, beating NBC’s American Ninja Warrior by 2.3 million viewers (7.9 million vs. 5.6 million) and by 16% in Adults 18-49 (2.2/6 vs. 1.9/5). The ABC unscripted series won its slot in Adults 18-34, stood was Monday’s #1 TV show in key Women (W18-34/W18-49) and was the night’s most social broadcast program with 173k tweets.  The Bachelor grew 5% over its year-ago telecast in Total Viewers (7.9 million vs. 7.5 million on 1/14/13).


Castle (10-11pm – 9.0 million and 1.9/5 in AD18-49):  During the 10 o’clock hour, ABC’s Castle beat out CBS’ time-period premiere of Intelligence by wide margins in Total Viewers (+48% - 9.0 million vs. 6.1 million) and Adults 18-49 (+73% - 1.9/5 vs. 1.1/3).  The ABC drama ranked #1 in the hour with key Women (W18-34/W25-54).  Castle was up week to week in Total Viewers (+2%) and Adults 18-49 (+12%).

  • Judy Mangum

    I LOVE CASTLE. The writing is fresh, funny and always surprisingly smart humor! Please don’t cancel this show!!!!! It is my absolute favorite abc show! Not everyone wants to watch reality (ha ha) television! !!!

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