ABC’s ‘The Bachelor: On the Wings of LOVE’ #2, surprises all stays strong


Monday Night (8-11pm): Growing week to week, ABC hit a Monday season high among Adults 18-49 (3.6/9-tie) and drew its biggest overall audience (11.4 million) on the evening since November with the season finale of DWTS on 11/23/09.   The Network won Monday for the 6th straight week among key Women (W18-34/W18-49).

The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love (8-10pm):  From 8-10pm, ABC’s The Bachelor took second place among Total Viewers to CBS’ original comedy block, drawing a larger audience than Fox’s original dramas (House/24) for the 2nd week in a row (12.3 million vs. 11.9 million).  The ABC unscripted series finished #1 in its 2-hour time period for the 4th consecutive week in Adults 18-34, besting runner-up Fox by 6% (3.8/10 vs. 3.6/10).  For its 6th straight telecast, The Bachelor overshadowed time slot and qualified as Monday’s #1 TV show with Women 18-34 (5.8/14).

The Bachelor marked another season-high in Total Viewers and equaled last week’s season high among Adults 18-49, marking the show’s 5th consecutive week to grow its overall audience. 

(source: information provided by ABC)