Almost Human

All six of the firstrun episodes of series airing Monday on the broadcast networks lost some of their young-adult audience from the previous week, as NBC’s coverage of the Winter Olympics stole some viewers and dominated another night.

At the Peacock, the fifth night of the Sochi Games averaged a 6.4 rating/17 share in adults 18-49 and 22.2 million viewers overall from 8 to 11 p.m., with these numbers subject to revision in the nationals. In metered-market overnights, Monday’s Olympics action, which included women’s alpine skiing, men’s freestyle skiing and men’s short track, earned a 13.7 overnight rating — down from the 15-plus ratings for Saturday and Sunday.

Fox aired original episodes of its male-friendly dramas “Almost Human” (1.5 rating/4 share in adults 18-49, 5.4 million viewers overall) and “The Following” (1.7/4 in 18-49, 4.7 million viewers overall), which hit lows and were down 17% and 10% respectively vs. the previous week. Still, “Almost Human” (pictured) managed to rise slightly week to week in persons 12-34.

ABC’s “The Bachelor” (2.3/6 in 18-49, 7.8 million viewers overall) declined 11% from its above-average delivery of last week, placing second to the Olympics in 18-49 from 8 to 10 and standing as the night’s No. 1-rated series. A special repeat of last Thursday’s episode of latenight series “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (1.0/3 in 18-49, 3.3 million viewers overall) filled out the 10 o’clock hour.

CBS aired comedy repeats and then an original episode of “Intelligence” (1.3/3 in 18-49, 6.9 million viewers overall), which was down 13% (0.2) from last week when it enjoyed a roughly 70% stronger lead-in. The net curiously opted to not air a repeat of its top Monday show, “How I Met Your Mother” (perhaps preparing for its departure in less than two months), and instead went with “2 Broke Girls” (1.3/4 in 18-49, 5.4 million viewers overall) and “Mom” (1.2/3 in 18-49, 5.1 million viewers overall) in the 8 o’clock hour. They were followed by regular-timeslot encores of “Mike & Molly” (1.4/4 in 18-49, 5.9 million viewers overall) and “Mom” (1.4/3 in 18-49, 5.6 million viewers overall).

Univision tied CBS for third place among the broadcasters in 18-49, getting another strong performance from “Lo Que la Vida Me Robo” (1.6/4 in 18-49, 3.9 million viewers overall).

At CW, both “Hart of Dixie” (0.3/1 in 18-49, 0.8 million viewers overall) and “Beauty and the Beast” (0.3/1 in 18-49, 1.0 million viewers overall) were down a bit in demos from last week, though the latter looks to be up slightly in total viewers.

Preliminary 18-49 averages for the night: NBC, 6.4/17; ABC, 1.9/5; Fox, 1.6/4; CBS and Univision, 1.3/3; Telemundo, 0.6/2; CW, 0.3/1.

In total viewers: NBC, 22.2 million; ABC, 6.3 million; Fox, 6.0 million; CBS, 5.0 million; Univision, 3.2 million; Telemundo, 1.4 million; CW, 0.9 million.

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