ABC’s ‘The Bachelor’ Special Beats Fox’s Dramas
via press note:
The Bachelor: The Women Tell All (8-9:30pm – 7.9 million and 2.2/6 in AD18-49): During its 90-minute time period against NBC’s The Voice and CBS’ comedies, ABC’s special The Bachelor: The Women Tell All beat out Fox’s dramas (Almost Human finale/The Following) by 38% among Adults 18-49. In addition, the ABC unscripted series finished second to The Voice in the time slot with key Women (W18-34/W18-49).
Mixology-R (9:30-10pm – 3.7 million and 1.1/3 in AD18-49): A repeat telecast of the Mixology series debut episode from last Wednesday gained additional sampling of 3.7 million viewers, on top of its premiere average of 5.0 million.
Castle (10-11pm – 8.1 million and 1.6/4 in AD18-49): Spiking over its lead-in (+119%/+45%) to earn second place at 10pm, ABC’s Castle outperformed CBS’ Intelligence in the hour by wide margins in Total Viewers (+53% – 8.1 million vs. 5.3 million) and in Adults 18-49 (+33% – 1.6/4 vs. 1.2/3). Season to date, Castle is up in Total Viewers (+11%) and Adults 18-49 (+8%) over the same point a year ago, tracking as the series’ best season ever.