via press release:
ABC Monday Prime (8-11pm – 4.1 million and 1.2/4 in AD18-49): ABC ranked #1 on Monday in Adults 18-49 (1.2/4-tie) with a 4-week high on the night – since 7/27/15. Growing to series highs, ABC’s Bachelor in Paradise was Monday’s #1 TV show in Total Viewers (5.5 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.8/6).
Bachelor in Paradise (8-9pm – 5.5 million and 1.8/6 in AD18-49): At 8pm, ABC’s Bachelor in Paradise was up for the 3rd consecutive Monday in Total Viewers (+6% – 5.5 million vs. 5.2 million) and spiked 20% in Adults 18-49 week to week (1.8/6 vs. 1.5/6) to score new series highs on both Nielsen measures. The ABC unscripted series won its hour in Total Viewers, Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and across all key Women demos (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54).
For the 2nd week in a row, Bachelor in Paradise was up from its year-ago 2-hour Monday telecast (4.8 million and 1.3/4 on 8/25/14) with Total Viewers (+15%) and Adults 18-49 (+38%).
Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise (9-10pm – 4.0 million and 1.1/3 in AD18-49): From 9-10pm, ABC’s Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise beat Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance for the 2nd week in a row with Total Viewers (+38% – 4.0 million vs. 2.9 million) and moved ahead of the Fox show for the first time in Adults 18-49 (+38% – 1.1/3 vs. 0.8/3). After Paradise won its hour with Adults 18-34 and all key Women (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54), ranking as the #2 TV show of the night on each measure behind only Bachelor in Paradise.
After Paradise surged by double digits week to week in Total Viewers (+25%) and Adults 18-49 (+57%) to deliver series bests on both counts.
The Whispers (10-11pm – 2.7 million and 0.6/2 in AD18-49): In the 10 o’clock hour, ABC’s The Whispers was up week to week in Total Viewers (+8% – 2.7 million vs. 2.5 million) and Adults 18-49 (+20% – 0.6/2 vs. 0.5/2).
After 3 days of TV playback, last week’s telecast of The Whispers shot up +100% over its L+SD rating in Adults 18-49, marking its largest-ever L+3 playback increase.