‘Beauty and the Beast’ Returns with Most-watched Episode in More than a Year
via press release:
With WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? on its new night and the return of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, last night was The CW’s most watched Monday night (1.36M) and best A18-34 (0.4/1) for the night since 12/30/13 (iHeartRadio Music Festival). It was The CW’s most watched Monday with regularly scheduled programming since 5/14/12.
With back to back episodes of WHOSE LINE at 8pm, The CW had its most watched (1.62M) hour in the time period in three years (since 5/16/11).
At 9pm, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST returned with its most watched episode (1.1M) since last season’s finale on 5/16/13.
BATB was also up 39% in total viewers from its last original episode, and doubled its A18-49 (0.4/1) rating. It was up 50% in A18-34 (0.3/1).