For most of the summer ABC and CBS line ups have been locked in a close fight for Monday supremacy. Last night, The Bachelorette, with results almost identical to last week, provided ABC with just enough ratings boost to edge CBS repeats with a 2.0 adults 18-49 demo for the nightly win.

I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! was down 0.2 ratings points in the adults 18-49 demo from last Monday, and ABC’s Here Come the Newlyweds was down 0.1.

You can see TV ratings from other recent Overnight ratings reports here.

Full details:

Time Net Show 18-49 Rating 18-49 Share 18-34 Rating 18-34 Share Viewers (million)
8:00 ABC The Bachelorette 2.2 7 2.0 7 6.634
FOX House (repeat) 1.6 5 1.3 5 4.924
NBC I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! 1.6 5 1.0 4 4.368
CBS How I Met Your Mother (repeat) 1.5 5 1.1 4 4.893
CW Gossip Girl (repeat) 0.4 1 0.4 1 1.003
8:30 CBS Rules of Engagement (repeat) 1.5 5 0.9 3 4.799
9:00 CBS Two And A Half Men (repeat) 2.5 7 1.5 5 8.569
ABC The Bachelorette 2.4 7 2.2 7 6.971
NBC I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! 1.6 4 1.1 3 4.232
FOX Lie to Me (repeat) 1.2 3 1.0 3 3.818
CW One Tree Hill (repeat) 0.3 1 0.4 1 0.751
9:30 CBS The Big Bang Theory (repeat) 2.3 6 1.4 4 7.272
10:00 CBS CSI:Miami (repeat) 1.8 5 1.1 3 7.928
ABC Here Come The Newlyweds 1.5 4 1.3 4 4.077
NBC Dateline NBC 1.4 4 1.0 3 5.055

All numbers are Live+SD.

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