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Monday Final Ratings: Three-Year High for U.S. Open Tennis Opening Night Prime Time Window on ESPN2

The 50th anniversary of the “U.S. Open” tennis tournament got off to a solid start on ESPN2 in prime time, averaging 889,000 viewers (0.60 household rating) and approximately 245,000 adults 18-49. This marks increases of 46 percent (in viewers) and 28 percent (in demo) from last year (609,000 viewers; 192,000 adults 18-49). Also, it is the most-watched opening prime time for the tournament since 2015 (962,000 viewers; 267,000 adults 18-49). On the evening, at Arthur Ashe Stadium, it was six-time champion #17 seeded Serena Williams who is seeking a record-tying 24th Major title vs. Magda Linette followed by defending champion and top seed Rafael Nadal who began his quest for an 18th Major victory vs. fellow Spaniard David Ferrer; at Louis Armstrong Stadium, two-time finalist Victoria Azarenka faced Viktoria Kuzmova before 2009 champ Juan Martin del Potro squared off with American Donald Young.

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s broadcast network telecasts on Monday, August 27:

Bachelor in Paradise (ABC, 8:00 PM, 121 min.)
253 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 4.614 million viewers
• 3.1/6 HH
• 1.2/6 A18-49 (1.7/7 F18-49, 0.7/3 M18-49)
• 0.9/6 A18-34 (1.3/8 F18-34, 0.5/4 M18-34)
• 1.5/6 A25-54 (2.2/7 F25-54, 0.9/3 M25-54)
• Median age: 55.9

The Proposal (F) (ABC, 10:01 PM, 59 min.)
253 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 2.319 million viewers
• 1.6/3 HH
• 0.5/2 A18-49 (0.7/3 F18-49, 0.3/1 M18-49)
• 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.4/3 F18-34, 0.1/1 M18-34)
• 0.6/2 A25-54 (0.9/3 F25-54, 0.4/1 M25-54)
• Median age: 59.3

Mom (R) (CBS, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 3.879 million viewers
• 2.5/5 HH
• 0.5/3 A18-49 (0.6/3 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
• 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
• 0.9/4 A25-54 (1.1/4 F25-54, 0.7/3 M25-54)
• Median age: 60.6

Life in Pieces (R) (CBS, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 2.922 million viewers
• 1.9/4 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.5/2 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
• 0.2/1 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
• 0.7/3 A25-54 (0.8/3 F25-54, 0.6/2 M25-54)
• Median age: 59.9

Salvation (CBS, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 2.564 million viewers
• 1.7/3 HH
• 0.3/1 A18-49 (0.4/2 F18-49, 0.3/1 M18-49)
• 0.1/1 A18-34 (0.2/1 F18-34, 0.1/1 M18-34)
• 0.6/2 A25-54 (0.6/2 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)
• Median age: 61.6

Elementary (CBS, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 3.568 million viewers
• 2.5/5 HH
• 0.5/2 A18-49 (0.6/3 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
• 0.2/1 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
• 0.7/3 A25-54 (0.9/3 F25-54, 0.6/2 M25-54)
• Median age: 63.8

American Ninja Warrior (NBC, 8:00 PM, 120 min.)
244 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 5.856 million viewers
• 3.4/6 HH
• 1.1/5 A18-49 (1.2/5 F18-49, 1.0/5 M18-49)
• 0.5/4 A18-34 (0.6/4 F18-34, 0.5/4 M18-34)
• 1.6/6 A25-54 (1.7/6 F25-54, 1.5/6 M25-54)
• Median age: 58.5

America’s Got Talent (R) (NBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
242 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 3.133 million viewers
• 2.0/4 HH
• 0.6/3 A18-49 (0.7/3 F18-49, 0.6/3 M18-49)
• 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
• 0.9/3 A25-54 (1.0/4 F25-54, 0.8/3 M25-54)
• Median age: 57.2

So You Think You Can Dance (Fox, 8:00 PM, 120 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 2.683 million viewers
• 1.7/3 HH
• 0.6/3 A18-49 (0.8/3 F18-49, 0.5/2 M18-49)
• 0.4/3 A18-34 (0.5/3 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
• 0.8/3 A25-54 (1.0/3 F25-54, 0.6/2 M25-54)
• Median age: 56.9

Penn & Teller: Fool Us (CW, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
260 affiliates; 87% coverage
• 1.624 million viewers
• 1.0/2 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.4/2 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
• 0.2/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
• 0.5/2 A25-54 (0.4/2 F25-54, 0.6/2 M25-54)
• Median age: 57.1

Whose Line Is It Anyway? (CW, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
260 affiliates; 87% coverage
• 1.276 million viewers
• 0.8/1 HH
• 0.3/1 A18-49 (0.3/1 F18-49, 0.3/2 M18-49)
• 0.2/1 A18-34 (0.2/1 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
• 0.4/1 A25-54 (0.4/1 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)
• Median age: 55.5

Whose Line Is It Anyway? (R) (CW, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
260 affiliates; 87% coverage
• 1.188 million viewers
• 0.7/1 HH
• 0.3/1 A18-49 (0.3/1 F18-49, 0.3/2 M18-49)
• 0.2/1 A18-34 (0.2/1 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
• 0.4/1 A25-54 (0.4/1 F25-54, 0.4/2 M25-54)
• Median age: 55.2

Criminal Minds (R) (ION, 6:00 PM, 60 min.)
80% coverage
• 1.034 million viewers
• 0.7/2 HH
• 0.3/2 A18-49 (0.4/2 F18-49, 0.2/1 M18-49)
• 0.2 A18-34 (0.3 F18-34, 0.1 M18-34)
• 0.3 A25-54 (0.5 F25-54, 0.2 M25-54)
• Median age: 53.9

Criminal Minds (R) (ION, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
80% coverage
• 1.058 million viewers
• 0.7/1 HH
• 0.3/1 A18-49 (0.3/2 F18-49, 0.2/1 M18-49)
• 0.2 A18-34 (0.3 F18-34, 0.1 M18-34)
• 0.3 A25-54 (0.4 F25-54, 0.2 M25-54)
• Median age: 55.6

Criminal Minds (R) (ION, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
80% coverage
• 1.364 million viewers
• 0.9/2 HH
• 0.3/1 A18-49 (0.4/2 F18-49, 0.2/1 M18-49)
• 0.2 A18-34 (0.3 F18-34, 0.2 M18-34)
• 0.4 A25-54 (0.5 F25-54, 0.3 M25-54)
• Median age: 57.0

Criminal Minds (R) (ION, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
80% coverage
• 1.425 million viewers
• 1.0/2 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.5/2 F18-49, 0.2/1 M18-49)
• 0.2 A18-34 (0.4 F18-34, 0.1 M18-34)
• 0.5 A25-54 (0.7 F25-54, 0.3 M25-54)
• Median age: 55.5

Criminal Minds (R) (ION, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
80% coverage
• 1.258 million viewers
• 0.9/2 HH
• 0.3/2 A18-49 (0.4/2 F18-49, 0.2/1 M18-49)
• 0.2 A18-34 (0.3 F18-34, 0.2 M18-34)
• 0.4 A25-54 (0.6 F25-54, 0.3 M25-54)
• Median age: 55.4

La Rosa de Guadalupe (Univision, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
69% coverage
• 1.746 million viewers
• 0.9/2 HH
• 0.6/3 A18-49
• Median age: 42.0

El Rico y Lazaro (Univision, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
69% coverage
• 1.596 million viewers
• 0.9/2 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49
• Median age: 49.1

La Bella y Las Bestias (Univision, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
69% coverage
• 1.356 million viewers
• 0.8/1 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49
• Median age: 50.2

La Piloto (Univision, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
69% coverage
• 0.993 million viewers
• 0.6/1 HH
• 0.3/1 A18-49
• Median age: 49.3

Reto 4 Elementos: Naturaleza Extrema (R) (UniMás, 7:00 PM, 150 min.)
51% coverage
• 0.293 million viewers
• 0.2/0 HH
• 0.1/0 A18-49
• Median age: 38.1

La Jefa del Campeon (UniMás, 9:30 PM, 60 min.)
51% coverage
• 0.259 million viewers
• 0.1/0 HH
• 0.1/0 A18-49
• Median age: 37.6

El Chavo (UniMás, 10:30 PM, 60 min.)
51% coverage
• 0.106 million viewers
• 0.1/0 HH
• 0.0/0 A18-49
• Median age: 35.0

Exatlón Estados Unidos (Telemundo, 7:00 PM, 120 min.)
56% coverage
• 1.165 million viewers
• 0.7/1 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49
• 0.3/2 A18-34
• Median age: 45.6

Sin Senos Si Hay Paraiso (Telemundo, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
56% coverage
• 1.453 million viewers
• 0.8/2 HH
• 0.6/2 A18-49
• 0.5/3 A18-34
• Median age: 41.8

El Señor de Los Cielos VI (Telemundo, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
56% coverage
• 1.764 million viewers
• 1.0/2 HH
• 0.7/3 A18-49
• 0.6/4 A18-34
• Median age: 41.9

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s select cable telecasts on Monday, August 20 (with the night’s cable ranks according to total viewers and adults 18-49 in parentheses):

Dragon Ball Super (repeat) (ADSM, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.381 million viewers (#91)
• 0.25 HH (#86)
• 0.14 A18-49 (#74)
• 0.15 A18-34 (#44)
• 0.12 A25-54 (#98)

American Dad (repeat) (ADSM, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.386 million viewers (#90)
• 0.26 HH (#83)
• 0.18 A18-49 (#58)
• 0.15 A18-34 (#44)
• 0.18 A25-54 (#75)

The Cleveland Show (repeat) (ADSM, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.513 million viewers (#72)
• 0.36 HH (#69)
• 0.25 A18-49 (#38)
• 0.24 A18-34 (#29)
• 0.24 A25-54 (#51)

American Dad (repeat) (ADSM, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.670 million viewers (#57)
• 0.47 HH (#54)
• 0.34 A18-49 (#21)
• 0.34 A18-34 (#18)
• 0.32 A25-54 (#37)

Bob’s Burgers (repeat) (ADSM, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.889 million viewers (#36)
• 0.56 HH (#38)
• 0.45 A18-49 (#14)
• 0.52 A18-34 (#7)
• 0.42 A25-54 (#22)

Bob’s Burgers (repeat) (ADSM, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.921 million viewers (#35)
• 0.58 HH (#35)
• 0.49 A18-49 (#12)
• 0.55 A18-34 (#6)
• 0.46 A25-54 (#17)

American Dad (repeat) (ADSM, 3:30 AM, 30 min.)
• 0.739 million viewers
• 0.37 A18-49

Off the Air (repeat) (ADSM, 4:00 PM, 15 min.)
• 0.608 million viewers
• 0.32 A18-49

Off the Air (repeat) (ADSM, 4:15 AM, 15 min.)
• 0.554 million viewers
• 0.28 A18-49

Better Call Saul (AMC, 9:00 PM, 65 min.)
• 1.529 million viewers (#15)
• 0.92 HH (#18)
• 0.39 A18-49 (#16)
• 0.22 A18-34 (#32)
• 0.52 A25-54 (#15)

Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story (BET, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.317 million viewers (#96)
• 0.23 HH (#94)
• 0.12 A18-49 (#86)
• 0.07 A18-34 (#84)
• 0.14 A25-54 (#91)

Real Housewives of Orange County (BRAVO, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.497 million viewers (#16)
• 1.08 HH (#14)
• 0.53 A18-49 (#7)
• 0.32 A18-34 (#20)
• 0.69 A25-54 (#6)

Southern Charm Savannah (BRAVO, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.616 million viewers (#63)
• 0.46 HH (#57)
• 0.17 A18-49 (#64)
• 0.10 A18-34 (#68)
• 0.23 A25-54 (#53)

Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.386 million viewers (#19)
• 0.95 HH (#17)
• 0.25 A18-49 (#38)
• 0.14 A18-34 (#48)
• 0.35 A25-54 (#32)

Cuomo Prime Time (CNN, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.427 million viewers (#18)
• 0.98 HH (#16)
• 0.28 A18-49 (#30)
• 0.11 A18-34 (#64)
• 0.39 A25-54 (#26)

CNN Tonight (CNN, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.270 million viewers (#21)
• 0.88 HH (#21)
• 0.23 A18-49 (#46)
• 0.06 A18-34 (#90)
• 0.34 A25-54 (#35)

Street Outlaws (DISC, 9:00 PM, 61 min.)
• 1.820 million viewers (#12)
• 1.14 HH (#12)
• 0.67 A18-49 (#5)
• 0.46 A18-34 (#12)
• 0.84 A25-54 (#5)

Diesel Brothers (DISC, 10:01 PM, 61 min.)
• 1.221 million viewers (#24)
• 0.77 HH (#25)
• 0.52 A18-49 (#9)
• 0.37 A18-34 (#15)
• 0.61 A25-54 (#7)

MLB Monday Night – Early Chicago White Sox at New York Yankees (ESPN, 7:00 PM, 193 min.)
• 0.767 million viewers (#46)
• 0.51 HH (#45)
• 0.18 A18-49 (#58)
• 0.13 A18-34 (#51)
• 0.23 A25-54 (#53)

MLB Wednesday Night – Late Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Angels (ESPN, 10:13 PM, 214 min.)
• 0.436 million viewers (#82)
• 0.31 HH (#75)
• 0.13 A18-49 (#80)
• 0.12 A18-34 (#56)
• 0.12 A25-54 (#98)

Tennis: U.S. Open Prime (ESPN2, 7:01 PM, 262 min.)
• 0.889 million viewers (#36)
• 0.60 HH (#34)
• 0.19 A18-49 (#54)
• 0.10 A18-34 (#68)
• 0.27 A25-54 (#47)

Kids Baking Championship (FOOD, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.110 million viewers (#27)
• 0.73 HH (#27)
• 0.28 A18-49 (#30)
• 0.19 A18-34 (#38)
• 0.39 A25-54 (#26)

Chopped (FOOD, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.730 million viewers (#50)
• 0.48 HH (#50)
• 0.21 A18-49 (#51)
• 0.11 A18-34 (#64)
• 0.31 A25-54 (#39)

Tucker Carlson Tonight (FOXNC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 2.739 million viewers (#5)
• 1.80 HH (#5)
• 0.27 A18-49 (#34)
• 0.12 A18-34 (#56)
• 0.43 A25-54 (#20)

Hannity (FOXNC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 3.283 million viewers (#1)
• 2.16 HH (#2)
• 0.23 A18-49 (#46)
• 0.10 A18-34 (#68)
• 0.44 A25-54 (#19)

The Ingraham Angle (FOXNC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 2.521 million viewers (#7)
• 1.73 HH (#6)
• 0.18 A18-49 (#58)
• 0.07 A18-34 (#84)
• 0.36 A25-54 (#31)

House Hunters (HGTV, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.585 million viewers (#13)
• 1.11 HH (#13)
• 0.26 A18-49 (#37)
• 0.14 A18-34 (#48)
• 0.35 A25-54 (#32)

House Hunters International (HGTV, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.543 million viewers (#14)
• 1.08 HH (#14)
• 0.24 A18-49 (#45)
• 0.13 A18-34 (#51)
• 0.33 A25-54 (#36)

American Pickers (HIST, 9:00 PM, 63 min.)
• 1.999 million viewers (#10)
• 1.24 HH (#11)
• 0.36 A18-49 (#19)
• 0.20 A18-34 (#34)
• 0.54 A25-54 (#10)

Evil Lives Here (ID, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.154 million viewers (#25)
• 0.77 HH (#25)
• 0.30 A18-49 (#26)
• 0.13 A18-34 (#51)
• 0.46 A25-54 (#17)

All In with Chris Hayes (MSNBC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 2.073 million viewers (#9)
• 1.43 HH (#9)
• 0.18 A18-49 (#58)
• 0.04 A18-34 (#98)
• 0.30 A25-54 (#42)

Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 3.280 million viewers (#2)
• 2.23 HH (#1)
• 0.33 A18-49 (#23)
• 0.11 A18-34 (#64)
• 0.54 A25-54 (#10)

Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell (MSNBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 2.441 million viewers (#8)
• 1.67 HH (#7)
• 0.22 A18-49 (#48)
• 0.08 A18-34 (#80)
• 0.38 A25-54 (#28)

Teen Mom II Season 8B Reunion 3 (MTV, 9:00 PM, 61 min.)
• 1.044 million viewers (#31)
• 0.68 HH (#28)
• 0.59 A18-49 (#6)
• 0.58 A18-34 (#5)
• 0.59 A25-54 (#8)

Floribama Shore Season 2 (MTV, 10:01 PM, 61 min.)
• 0.716 million viewers (#52)
• 0.48 HH (#50)
• 0.41 A18-49 (#15)
• 0.42 A18-34 (#13)
• 0.40 A25-54 (#24)

80’s Greatest (NGC, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.455 million viewers (#79)
• 0.29 HH (#79)
• 0.12 A18-49 (#86)
• 0.03 A18-34 (#100)
• 0.20 A25-54 (#62)

80’s Greatest (NGC, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.444 million viewers (#81)
• 0.27 HH (#81)
• 0.15 A18-49 (#70)
• 0.06 A18-34 (#90)
• 0.23 A25-54 (#53)

80’s Greatest (NGC, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.368 million viewers (#93)
• 0.24 HH (#90)
• 0.11 A18-49 (#99)
• 0.04 A18-34 (#98)
• 0.18 A25-54 (#75)

X Company (Ovation, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.059 million viewers
• 0.00 A18-49

Sacred Sites (Smithsonian, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.110 million viewers
• 0.01 A18-49

Family Guy (repeat) (TBS, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.101 million viewers (#28)
• 0.66 HH (#29)
• 0.53 A18-49 (#7)
• 0.49 A18-34 (#10)
• 0.56 A25-54 (#9)

Family Guy (repeat) (TBS, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.084 million viewers (#30)
• 0.66 HH (#29)
• 0.52 A18-49 (#9)
• 0.48 A18-34 (#11)
• 0.54 A25-54 (#10)

Counting On (TLC, 9:00 PM, 62 min.)
• 1.295 million viewers (#20)
• 0.92 HH (#18)
• 0.31 A18-49 (#25)
• 0.20 A18-34 (#34)
• 0.35 A25-54 (#32)

Little Life on the Prairie (TLC, 10:02 PM, 62 min.)
• 0.670 million viewers (#57)
• 0.49 HH (#48)
• 0.16 A18-49 (#66)
• 0.12 A18-34 (#56)
• 0.19 A25-54 (#68)

Ghost Adventures Repack (TRAV, 9:00 PM, 120 min.)
• 0.413 million viewers (#84)
• 0.27 HH (#81)
• 0.15 A18-49 (#70)
• 0.10 A18-34 (#68)
• 0.20 A25-54 (#62)

WWE Raw (USA, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 3.076 million viewers (#3)
• 1.87 HH (#3)
• 1.04 A18-49 (#1)
• 0.78 A18-34 (#1)
• 1.23 A25-54 (#1)

WWE Raw (USA, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 2.927 million viewers (#4)
• 1.81 HH (#4)
• 0.97 A18-49 (#2)
• 0.75 A18-34 (#3)
• 1.15 A25-54 (#2)

WWE Raw (USA, 10:00 PM, 76 min.)
• 2.630 million viewers (#6)
• 1.63 HH (#8)
• 0.89 A18-49 (#4)
• 0.70 A18-34 (#4)
• 1.06 A25-54 (#3)

Love & Hip Hop Hollywood 5 (VH1, 8:00 PM, 61 min.)
• 1.870 million viewers (#11)
• 1.28 HH (#10)
• 0.92 A18-49 (#3)
• 0.78 A18-34 (#1)
• 1.00 A25-54 (#4)

Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research

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