‘The Bachelor’ Jake faced the rejected, #1 ranked unscripted show


Monday Night (8-11pm): Continuing to hold strong against NBC’s Olympic coverage, with The Bachelor: Women Tell All (up over last year, despite facing the Winter Games) and a repeat of Castle, ABC stood as Monday’s #1 non-sports network on the evening for the 2nd week in a row with Total Viewers (9.2 million) and Adults 18-49 (3.0/8), beating its closest competitor by 1.4 million viewers and by 20% in Adults 18-49 (CBS = 7.8 million and 2.5/7)

The Bachelor: Women Tell All (8-10pm):  Monday’s #1 non-Olympic TV program for the 2nd week in a row in Total Viewers (11.2 million) and Adults 18-49 (3.9/10), ABC’s The Bachelor paced well ahead of its non-Olympic competition from 8-10pm, besting runner-up CBS by 3.5 million viewers and by 44% with young adults (CBS – 7.7 million and 2.7/7). 

The ABC unscripted show ranked #1 against regular competition in its 2-hour time period 6th week in a row in Adults 18-34 and stood as Monday’s #1 TV series telecast with Women 18-34 for its 8th straight telecast this season.

Despite facing the Winter Olympics this year, The Bachelor: Women Tell All was up year-to-year in Total Viewers (+3% – 11.2 million vs. 10.9 million) and Adults 18-49 (+5% – 3.9/10 vs. 3.7/9).  In fact Women Tell All attracted its biggest overall audience in 10 seasons (3rd most-watched ever) and highest Adult 18-49 number in 5 seasons – since Fall 2003 on 11/12/03 and Spring 2006 on 2/20/06, respectively.

Jake faced the Women he rejected and the claws came out. The 15 jilted bachelorettes confronted the handsome airline pilot, on – ‘The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love’.  

“The Women Tell All” — It’s was explosive reunion viewers loved, as the most memorable bachelorettes from this season – including Rozlyn, Ali, Gia, Michelle, Ella and Elizabeth — returned to confront each other and Jake one last time to dish the dirt and told their side of the story.

For the first time since she left the show, Rozlyn – the most controversial bachelorette this season – discussed the shocking turn of events that led to her abrupt dismissal and the firing of a staffer.

Exciting and funny unseen moments from one of the most dramatic “Bachelor” seasons ever were featured, and we catch up with some of the series’ most popular and controversial former bachelors and bachelorettes after the cameras stop rolling, on “The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love

(source: information provided by ABC.