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ABC’s ‘The Bachelorette’ Concludes Another Successful Summer Season

Updated Monday Ratings Scorecard

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What follows are the fast affiliate results for Monday, August 1 broken out by network and by each half-hour:

Usage level for 8-11 p.m.:
household rating: 55.7
adults 18-49: 27.1

Note: CW affiliate in Chicago (WGN) televised MLB Marlins-Cubs in prime time.

-Total Viewers:
ABC: 8.31 million, NBC: 4.92, CBS: 3.90, Fox: 2.66, CW: 1.57

-Adults 18-49:
ABC: 2.4 rating/9 share, NBC: 1.4/ 5, CBS and Fox: 0.7/ 2 each, CW: 0.4/ 2

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8:00 p.m.

Usage level:
household rating: 53.7
adults 18-49: 24.2

ABC – The Bachelorette (season finale)
Viewers: 8.30 million (#1), A18-49: 2.4/10 (#1)

CBS – Mom (R)
Viewers: 4.65 million (#3), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#3)

NBC – American Ninja Warrior
Viewers: 5.45 million (#2), A18-49: 1.4/ 6 (#2)

Fox – So You Think You Can Dance
Viewers: 2.89 million (#4), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#4)

CW – Supergirl (R)
Viewers: 1.49 million (#5), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#5)

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8:30 p.m.

Usage level:
household rating: 56.0
adults 18-49: 26.4

ABC – The Bachelorette (season finale)
Viewers: 8.07 million (#1), A18-49: 2.4/ 9 (#1)

CBS – 2 Broke Girls (R)
Viewers: 3.80 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#3t)

NBC – American Ninja Warrior
Viewers: 5.63 million (#2), A18-49: 1.6/ 6 (#2)

Fox – So You Think You Can Dance
Viewers: 2.69 million (#4), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#3t)

CW – Supergirl (R)
Viewers: 1.65 million (#5), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#5)

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9:00 p.m.

Usage level:
household rating: 57.3
adults 18-49: 27.9

ABC – The Bachelorette (season finale)
Viewers: 8.38 million (#1), A18-49: 2.5/ 9 (#1)

CBS – Mom (R)
Viewers: 3.93 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#3)

NBC – American Ninja Warrior
Viewers: 5.93 million (#2), A18-49: 1.7/ 6 (#2)

Fox – So You Think You Can Dance
Viewers: 2.59 million (#4), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#4)

CW – Supergirl (R)
Viewers: 1.57 million (#5), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#5)

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9:30 p.m.

Usage level:
household rating: 58.1
adults 18-49: 28.9

ABC – The Bachelorette (season finale)
Viewers: 8.98 million (#1), A18-49: 2.7/ 9 (#1)

CBS – The Odd Couple (R)
Viewers: 3.24 million (#3), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#3t)

NBC – American Ninja Warrior
Viewers: 6.04 million (#2), A18-49: 1.7/ 6 (#2)

Fox – So You Think You Can Dance
Viewers: 2.49 million (#4), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#3t)

CW – Supergirl (R)
Viewers: 1.56 million (#5), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#5)

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10:00 p.m.

Usage level:
household rating: 56.2
adults 18-49: 28.4

ABC – The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose
Viewers: 8.50 million (#1), A18-49: 2.5/ 9 (#1)

CBS – Scorpion (R)
Viewers: 3.85 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#3)

NBC – Running Wild with Bear Grylls (season premiere)
Viewers: 3.36 million (#3), A18-49: 1.2/ 4 (#2)

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10:30 p.m.

Usage level:
household rating: 53.1
adults 18-49: 27.4

ABC – The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose
Viewers: 7.64 million (#1), A18-49: 2.2/ 8 (#1)

CBS – Scorpion (R)
Viewers: 3.90 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#3)

NBC – Running Wild with Bear Grylls (season premiere)
Viewers: 3.02 million (#3), A18-49: 1.0/ 4 (#2)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

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  1. From ABC:

    ABC Dominates Monday with The Bachelorette Finale Spiking more than 30% to Season Highs

    ABC Monday Prime (8-11pm – 8.3 million and 2.4/9 in AD18-49): Ranking #1 in all 6 half-hours of the night with The Bachelorette season finale and After the Final Rose special, ABC dominated Monday over runner-up NBC by 69% in Total Viewers (8.3 million vs. 4.9 million) and by 71% in Adults 18-49 (2.4/9 vs. 1.4/5), winning the evening for the 3rd week in a row. The Bachelorette and The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose ranked as Monday’s Top 2 TV shows, respectively, in viewers and young adults. In fact The Bachelorette was Monday’s #1 TV series on each of its last 9 original telecasts on the night with young adults.

    · In Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, the Net delivered its strongest summer Monday results in 3 years – since 8/5/13.

    The Bachelorette (8-10pm – 8.4 million and 2.5/9 in AD18-49): From 8-10pm, ABC’s The Bachelorette (8.4 million and 2.5/9) won its 2-hour slot by wide margins over NBC’s American Ninja Warrior (5.8 million and 1.6/6), peaking with 9.0 million viewers and a 2.7/9 in Adults 18-49 during its final half-hour from 9:30-10pm.
    · Spiking week to week in Total Viewers (+31%) and Adults 18-49 (+32%), The Bachelorette closed out with season highs on both measures.

    · Up for the 2nd year, The Bachelorette topped over its year-ago finale Fast Affiliate ratings (8.1 million and 2.4/9 on 7/27/15) in Total Viewers (+4%) and Adults 18-49 (+4%). Editors please note: Last year’s finale adjusted up 1-tenth in the National Adult 18-49 ratings to a 2.5/9.

    The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose (10-11pm – 8.1 million and 2.3/8 in AD18-49): In the 10 o’clock hour, ABC’s The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose earned a strong victory in its hour, more than doubling its premiere competition (NBC’s Running Wild with Bear Grylls) with Total Viewers (+153% – 8.1 million vs. 3.2 million) and Adults 18-49 (109% – 2.3/8 vs. 1.1/4).