ABC’s ‘The Bachelor’ Grows Against the Season Opener of The Voice

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via press release:

ABC Monday Prime (8-11pm – 8.3 million and 2.2/6 in AD18-49): With The Bachelor and Castle, ABC took second place on Monday to NBC (season premiere of The Voice and Blacklist) in Total Viewers (8.3 million) and Adults 18-49 (2.2/6).  Among Adults 18-49, ABC beat original line-ups on CBS by 5% (2.1/6) and on Fox by 38% (1.6/4). 


•        Building for the 2nd week, the Net gained 8% in viewers and 5% in young adults from the prior Monday.


The Bachelor (8-10pm – 8.1 million and 2.4/7 in AD18-49):  Despite facing NBC’s season opener of The Voice from 8-10pm, ABC’s The Bachelor was up week to week in Total Viewers (+5%) and Adults 18-49 (+9%) to earn 3-week highs – since 2/3/14.  In addition, the show hit best-since premiere ratings in key Women (W18-34/W18-49) – since 1/6/14.  The ABC unscripted series continued to dominate Fox’s original dramas (Almost Human/The Following) in the 2-hour time period, leading by a best-ever 59% in Total Viewers (8.1 million vs. 5.1 million) and 50% in Adults 18-49 (+29% – 2.4/7 vs. 1.6/4).


Castle (10-11pm – 8.7 million and 1.7/5 in AD18-49):  During the 10 o’clock hour, ABC’s Castle increased 12% week to week in Total Viewers, while holding steady in Adults 18-49.   In its time period, Castle bested CBS’ Intelligence by 64% in Total Viewers (8.7 million vs. 5.3 million) and by 42% in Adults 18-49 (1.7/5 vs. 1.2/3).  Season to date, Castle is up by double digits in Total Viewers (+13% – 13.0 million vs. 11.5 million) and Adults 18-49 (+12% – 2.8/8 vs. 2.5/7) over the same point a year ago, tracking as the series’ best season ever.

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