×

TV Ratings: ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Surges Past ‘American Ninja Warrior’ for Season High

ABC’s “Bachelor in Paradise” saw a big enough jump in the Monday Nielsen overnight ratings to put it a nose ahead of NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” in the key demo.

With both shows airing from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., “Bachelor in Paradise” averaged a 1.7 rating in adults 18-49 and 5.6 million viewers. “American Ninja Warrior” drew a 1.5 rating and 6.4 million viewers. “Bachelor in Paradise” was up by approximately 30% in the key demo and total viewers compared to last week, hitting a new high in both measures for the show’s fourth season. “American Ninja Warrior” rose by approximately 15% in the demo and 13% in total viewers from last week. Last Monday saw President Donald Trump break into primetime to address the nation on his plans for the war in Afghanistan.

Later on NBC, “Midnight Texas” (0.9, 3.5 million) was up significantly in both measures from last week.

On ABC, “To Tell the Truth” (0.8, 3.3 million) spiked in the key demo compared to its last original telecast on July 31

Fox’s “So You Think You Can Dance” (0.8, 2.9 million) rose in the key demo.

For The CW, “Hooten and the Lady” (0.2, 1 million) was even.

CBS aired only repeats.

ABC won the night in the key demo with a 1.4, but took second in total viewers with 4.7 million. NBC was runner-up in the demo with a 1.3, but first in total viewers with 5.4 million. Fox came in third in the demo with a 0.8, but fourth in total viewers with 2.9 million. CBS finished fourth in the demo with a 0.6, but third in total viewers with 3.6 million. The CW averaged a 0.2 and 1.1 million viewers.

More TV

  • Hugh GRant photographed by Shayan Asgharnia

    Listen: Hugh Grant on Why He Would Kill Social Media if He Could

    Hugh Grant has been very active in U.K. press reform initiatives, but he knows the problem is even bigger than the media moguls who control the world’s major news outlets. That’s why Hacked Off, the campaign he’s involved with, is also expanding its scope to include the impact of online propaganda. “It’s particularly terrifying, the [...]

  • Veronica Mars -- "Heads You Lose"

    TV Review: 'Veronica Mars' Season 4

    “Veronica Mars” was a slap to the face of high school dramas when it premiered on UPN in 2004. Creator Rob Thomas took the well-worn “who killed the pretty teenager?” whodunnit and hard-boiled it, following a traumatized girl desperately trying to harden herself to the world’s harsh realities as she tried to solve the case. [...]

  • Norah O'Donnell Invokes Edward R. Murrow

    Norah O'Donnell Invokes Edward R. Murrow to Launch New Era at 'CBS Evening News'

    Though Norah O’Donnell had her first turn as anchor of “CBS Evening News” Monday night, she didn’t rely on any attention-grabbing tricks to carry the day. There was no flashy drawing board, no rattling off of unsettling, urgent headlines and no wrap-up of the day with a mawkish end segment calling up some element of [...]

  • Alton Brown

    TV News Roundup: Food Network Announces Premiere Date of 'Good Eats: The Return'

    In today’s roundup, Showtime releases a full-length trailer for “On Becoming a God in Central Florida” and Food Network announces the return of Alton Brown’s “Good Eats.”  DATES After taking a break from the series, Alton Brown will bring “Good Eats” back to Food Network’s primetime lineup with “Good Eats: The Return.”  In its first [...]

  • 9-1-1: Angela Bassett in the series

    Fox Sees Primetime, Sports Ad Gains As TV Upfront Wraps

    Fox Corporation is the latest to benefit from stronger-than-expected trends in TV ad spending, as the company notched strong gains in advertising commitments for its next cycle of programming – its first since selling off a large chunk of its media assets to Walt Disney. Ad demand was stronger than many executives anticipated, according to [...]

  • Charles Levin Obit

    Missing 'Seinfeld' Actor Charles Levin's Body Believed to be Found

    Oregon authorities believe they have found the body of the missing “Seinfeld” actor Charles Levin. He was 70 years old. According to Associated Press, Levin’s son reported the actor missing from Grants Pass on July 8. On July 12, search and rescue teams determined a search area in a remote area northeast of Selma with [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content