via press note:
ABC Monday Prime (8-11pm – 5.3 million and 1.3/4 in AD18-49): With The Bachelorette and a repeat Castle, ABC was the most-watched TV network (5.3 million) on Memorial Day, winning Monday for the 7th week running. The Net also ranked #1 on the night with Adults 18-34 (tie) and across all key Women demos (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54), while finishing #2 in Adults 18-49 (1.3/4-tie).
- ABC’s The Bachelorette was Monday’s #1 TV show in Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and all key Women (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54).
The Bachelorette (8-10pm – 5.7 million and 1.4/4 in AD18-49): Moving into its regular 8-10pm time period following last week’s post-DWTS 90-minute premiere, The Bachelorette made ABC the most-watched TV network (5.7 million) in its 2-hour time period and tied for #1 in each hour among Adults 18-49 (1.4/4 and 1.5/4). The broad-appealing ABC unscripted series also won its slot with Adults 18-34 and key Women (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54), as well as making ABC the top-rated broadcast net with Teens 12-17.
Castle-RS (10-11pm – 4.4 million and 0.9/3 in AD18-49): During the 10pm hour, ABC’s repeat Castle tied CBS’ first-run 48 Hours in Adults 18-49 and led the CBS newsmagazine with Adults 18-34.