ABC Dominates Monday Among Adults 18-49 With ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ as the No. 1 Series for the 6th Week Running

ABC Dominates Monday Among Adults 18-49 With ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ as the No. 1 Series for the 6th Week Running

Sept. 10, 2019

Quick Take for Monday, Sept. 9, 2019

(Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)


ABC Is Monday’s Top Broadcast Net for 14 Straight Weeks With Adults 18-49


ABC’s ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Is Monday’s No. 1 Show With New Season Highs


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ABC Monday Prime Time (8:00-11:00 p.m. – 4.4 million and 1.2/5 in AD18-49):

Please note: ABC’s Monday lineup was preempted for local NFL coverage in Houston and in San Francisco (4.388% of the U.S. combined).


ABC ranked No. 1 on Monday night among Adults 18-49, dominating runner-up NBC by 50% (1.2/5 vs. 0.8/4) and standing as the No. 1 broadcast network on the night for the 14th consecutive week – since 6/10/19. ABC shot up over the prior week by 29% in Total Viewers (4.4 million vs. 3.4 million) and by 50% in Adults 18-49 (1.2/5 vs. 0.8/4) to deliver 6-week highs on the night – since 7/29/19.


·       “Bachelor in Paradise” scored new season highs, spiking week to week by 33% in Total Viewers (5.3 million vs. 4.0 million) and by 27% with Adults 18-49 (1.4/7 vs. 1.1/5).


·       ABC’s “BIP” stood as Monday’s No. 1 TV show with Adults 18-49 (1.4/7), towering over NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” head-to-head from 8:00-10:00 p.m. by 56% (0.9/4) and ranking as the night’s highest-rated series on each of 6 telecasts this summer. In addition, the ABC unscripted series was the night’s most-watched program (5.3 million).


Source: The Nielsen Company, Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings, 9/9/19.


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