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[05/31/11 - 08:59 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Rides "The Bachelorette," "Weight Loss" to Victory
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, may 30, 2011)

Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

ABC (7.08 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) was the network to beat on the first Monday of summer with a new "The Bachelorette" (7.09 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #2) followed by the premiere of "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" (7.06 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1).

CBS (5.48 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then claimed the silver with its all-repeat lineup of "How I Met Your Mother" (4.48 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5), "Mad Love" (4.24 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T7), "Two and a Half Men" (6.38 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T3), "Mike & Molly" (6.29 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T3) and "Hawaii Five-0" (5.76 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T7).

Next up was NBC (5.18 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) with a repeat of "Minute to Win It" (3.85 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10), the return of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (5.21 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9) and a new "Law & Order: LA" (6.47 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.32 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up repeats of "House" (3.39 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10) and another "House" (3.25 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10).

And finally, The CW (0.56 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) did the same with "90210" (0.58 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) and "Gossip Girl" (0.54 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): Law & Order: LA (0.00% vs. 5/25/11), The Bachelorette (-25.00%).

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

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Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (5/31/10):

NBC (5.91 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) claimed the top spot on Monday thanks to a strong showing by the "Stanley Cup Finals, Game 2" (5.91 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T3).

ABC (6.86 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2) then had to settle for second place with a new "The Bachelorette" (7.58 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T3) and the return of "True Beauty" (5.41 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.0, #5).

Next up was CBS (7.74 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3) with its all-repeat mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (5.40 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.6, #8), "Rules of Engagement" (5.82 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.7, #7), "Two and a Half Men" (9.72 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #2), "The Big Bang Theory" (9.41 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.9, #1) and "CSI: Miami" (8.04 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #6).

Next up was FOX (3.12 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) with its second runs of "Lie to Me" (3.28 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9) and "The Good Guys" (2.96 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9), both of which resume originals next week.

And finally, repeats of "One Tree Hill" (0.63 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12) and "Gossip Girl" (0.59 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) on The CW (0.61 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the evening.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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