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Monday Overnights: ABC Wins; CW Musical Comedy ‘I Ship It’ Left at the Starting Gate

The Alphabet Net's 'Bachelor in Paradise' Tops Evening

Household Rating/Share
ABC: 3.1/ 5, NBC: 2.9/ 5, CBS: 2.2/ 4, Fox: 1.9/ 3, CW: 0.7/ 1

Percent Change Vs. the Comparable Year-Ago Week:
NBC: + 4, ABC: no change, Fox: -10, CBS: -12, CW: -22

Ratings Breakdown:
ABC time period warmer “Bachelor in Paradise” topped the night at a 3.6 rating/7 share in the household overnights from 8-10 p.m., which was 16 percent above competing “American Ninja Warrior” (3.1/ 5) on NBC.

In series premiere news, CW musical comedy “I Ship It” was left at the overnight starting gate with a mere 0.3/ 1 at 9:30 p.m. Comparably, that was 57 percent below lead-in “Whose Line is it Anyway?” (0.7/ 1 at 9 p.m.). Earlier in the evening on The CW was “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” at a 0.9/ 2 in the 8 p.m. hour, which remains the network’s highest rated series this summer,

Elsewhere, NBC’s “Dateline” (2.5/ 5) led the 10 p.m. hour, besting ABC’s freshman “Grand Hotel” (#2: 2.0/ 4) by 25 percent. Chances of a second season of “Grand Hotel” are unlikely. Fox featured game show “Beat Shazam!” (#4: 2.1/ 4 at 8 p.m.) into tired “So You Think You Can Dance” (#4: 1.8/ 3 at 9 p.m.). And CBS was in all repeats as follows:

Elsewhere, there was nothing unusual to report on this second Monday in August. What follows is the breakdown:

8:00 p.m.
ABC – “Bachelor in Paradise”: 4.0/ 7 (#1)
CBS – “The Neighborhood” (R): 2.3/ 4 (#3)
NBC – American Ninja Warrior”: 3.2/ 6 (#2)
Fox – “Beat Shazam”: 2.0/ 3 (#4)
CW – “Penn & Teller: Fool Us”: 0.9/ 2 (#5)

8:30 p.m.
ABC – “Bachelor in Paradise”: 3.7/ 7 (#1)
CBS – “The Big Bang Theory” (R): 2.4/ 4 (#3)
NBC – American Ninja Warrior”: 3.0/ 5 (#2)
Fox – “Beat Shazam”: 2.1/ 4 (#4)
CW – “Bulletproof” (R): 0.4/ 2 (#5)

9:00 p.m.
ABC – “Bachelor in Paradise”: 3.5/ 6 (#1)
CBS – “The Big Bang Theory” (R): 2.6/ 5 (#3)
NBC – American Ninja Warrior”: 3.1/ 5 (#2)
Fox – “So You Think You Can Dance”: 1.8/ 3 (#4)
CW – “Whose Line is it Anyway?”: 0.7/ 1 (#5)

9:30 p.m.
ABC – “Bachelor in Paradise”: 3.4/ 6 (#1)
CBS – “Mom” (R): 2.3/ 4 (#3)
NBC – American Ninja Warrior”: 3.1/ 5 (#2)
Fox – “So You Think You Can Dance”: 1.8/ 3 (#4)
CW – “I Ship It” (series premiere): 0.3/ 1 (#5)

10:00 p.m.
ABC – “Grand Hotel”: 2.0/ 4 (#2)
CBS – “Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCarthy Live From Liverpool” (R): 1.8/ (#3)
NBC – “Dateline”: 2.5/ 5 (#1)

10:30 p.m.
ABC – “Grand Hotel”: 2.0/ 4 (#2)
CBS – “Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCarthy Live From Liverpool” (R): 1.6/ (#3)
NBC – “Dateline”: 2.5/ 5 (#1)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

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