With The Bachelorette and Mistresses, ABC finished second on Monday, leading NBC’s original line-up (American Ninja Warrior/Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls/Siberia) in both Total Viewers (+50%) and Adults 18-49 (+33%). In addition, ABC ranked #1 across all key Women demos (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54).
The Bachelorette lifted ABC to the #1 position in its 2-hour time period for the 3rd straight week, beating NBC’s unscripted combo (American Ninja Warrior/Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls) by 2.2 million viewers and by 27% in Adults 18-49. In addition, The Bachelorette stood as Monday’s #2 TV series in both Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, behind only CBS’ Under the Dome.
At 10pm, ABC’s Mistresses outdelivered its freshman drama competition on NBC (Siberia) by 1.2 million viewers and by a best-yet 38% in Adults 18-49. In addition, Mistresses improved on ABC’s performance on the year-ago night by double-digits in both overall viewers (+57%) and young adults (+38%).