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NBC Tops Final August Monday in the Overnights

'American Ninja Warrior' Leads the Evening

MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2017

Note: The Houston market is excluded from the following averages.

Household Rating/Share
NBC: 3.3/ 6, ABC: 3.0/ 5, CBS: 2.4/ 4, Fox: 2.2/ 4, CW: 0.7/ 1

-Percent Change from the Year-Ago Evening:
Fox: +10, CBS and NBC: -11 each, ABC: -14, CW: -22

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Ratings Breakdown:
NBC led this final August Monday in the household overnights, with summer favorite “American Ninja Warrior” at a 3.9 rating/6 share from 8-10 p.m. Comparably, that bested competing “Bachelor in Paradise” on ABC (3.6/ 6) and “So You Think You Can Dance” on Fox (2.0/ 3) by 8 percent and 95 percent, respectively. All three reality series were close to year-ago levels.

Also original last night was CW action/docuseries “Hooten & the Lady” at a fifth-place 0.6/ 1 at 9 p.m., and 10 p.m. occupants “Midnight, Texas” on NBC (#2: 2.0/ 4) and ABC game show “To Tell the Truth” (#3: 1.8/ 3), which the network decided to push back until midseason.

What follows is the half-hour breakdown for Monday, August 28, 2017:

8:00 p.m.
ABC – “Bachelor in Paradise”: 3.8/ 7 (#2)
CBS – “Kevin Can Wait” (R): 2.9/ 5 (#3)
NBC – “American Ninja Warrior”: 4.0/ 7 (#1)
Fox – “So You Think You Can Dance”: 2.3/ 4 (#4)
CW – “Supergirl” (R): 0.7/ 1 (#5)

8:30 p.m.
ABC – “Bachelor in Paradise”: 3.6/ 6 (#2)
CBS – “Superior Donuts” (R): 2.5/ 4 (#3)
NBC – “American Ninja Warrior”: 4.0/ 7 (#1)
Fox – “So You Think You Can Dance”: 2.2/ 4 (#4)
CW – “Supergirl” (R): 0.7/ 1 (#5)

9:00 p.m.
ABC – “Bachelor in Paradise”: 3.5/ 6 (#2)
CBS – “Mom” (R): 2.7/ 4 (#3)
NBC – “American Ninja Warrior”: 3.9/ 6 (#1)
Fox – “So You Think You Can Dance”: 2.1/ 3 (#4)
CW – “Hooten & the Lady” (R): 0.6/ 1 (#5)

9:30 p.m.
ABC – “Bachelor in Paradise”: 3.3/ 5 (#2)
CBS – “Life in Pieces” (R): 2.3/ 4 (#3)
NBC – “American Ninja Warrior”: 3.8/ 6 (#1)
Fox – “So You Think You Can Dance”: 2.1/ 3 (#4)
CW – “Hooten & the Lady” (R): 0.6/ 1 (#5)

10:00 p.m.
ABC – To Tell the Truth: 1.8/ 3 (#3)
CBS – “Scoprion” (R): 2.1/ 4 (#2)
NBC – “Midnight, Texas”: 2.2/ 4 (#1)

10:30 p.m.
ABC – To Tell the Truth: 1.9/ 4 (#2t)
CBS – “Scoprion” (R): 2.0/ 4 (#1)
NBC – “Midnight, Texas”: 1.9/ 4 (#2t)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

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