ABC’s ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Builds to 2-Year Highs and Ranks as Monday’s No. 1 TV Show

ABC’s ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Builds to 2-Year Highs and Ranks as Monday’s No. 1 TV Show

Aug. 20, 2019


Quick Take for Monday, Aug. 19, 2019

(Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)


ABC Ranks No. 1 on Monday for the 6th Straight Week

Among Adults 18-49 and Wins the Night in Total Viewers


‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Builds to 2-Year Highs and Is Monday’s No. 1 TV Show


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ABC Monday Prime Time (8:00-11:00 p.m. – 4.1 million and 1.0/5 in AD18-49):

With 2-year highs for “Bachelor in Paradise,” ABC ranked No. 1 on Monday night for the 6th consecutive week among Adults 18-49 (1.0/5), dominating its closest competition by 43% (NBC = 0.7/4). In addition, ABC edged out runner-up NBC to stand as the night’s most-watched network (+3% – 4.1 million vs. 4.0 million).


·       In its third week, ABC’s “Bachelor in Paradise” grew over the prior week in Total Viewers (+12% – 4.8 million vs. 4.3 million) and Adults 18-49 (+8% – 1.3/7 vs. 1.2/6) to attract its largest overall audience and match its highest-rated telecast in 2 years – since 8/28/17.


·       “BIP” stood as Monday’s No. 1 TV show for the 3rd week running in Adults 18-49 (1.3/7) and topped NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” as the night’s most-watched program (+7% – 4.8 million vs. 4.5 million).


·       “Bachelor in Paradise” improved over the comparable third Monday telecast from last summer (4.6 million and 1.2/6 on 8/27/18) in both Viewers (+4%) and Adults 18-49 (+8%).


Source: The Nielsen Company, Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings, 8/19/19.


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