‘9-1-1’ and ‘Lone Star’ Ratings Rise in Week After Crossover

Tony Maglio
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Fox’s “9-1-1” and “9-1-1: Lone Star” both grew in ratings the week following the network’s crossover event. The weekly growth, combined with a lower-rated episode of “The Bachelor” on ABC, led Fox to tie the Disney-owned broadcast channel atop Monday’s Nielsen key-demo ratings. Fox was easily the most-watched of the broadcast nets last night. The CW was at the bottom of the broadcast rankings. That’s not an unusual spot for the youngest-skewing over-the-air channel, but CW executives surely would have preferred to see better numbers from the Season 4 premiere of “Black Lightning.” Fox and ABC tied for first in ratings, both with a 1.0 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic. Fox was first in total viewers with an average of 6 million, according to preliminary numbers. ABC was third with 4.2 million total viewers. Also Read: 'The Equalizer' Tops 20 Million Viewers but Is Lowest-Rated Post-Super Bowl Show Ever For Fox, “9-1-1” at 8 p.m. posted a 1.1/7 and 6.6 million viewers. Spinoff “9-1-1: Lone Star” at 9 put up a 0.9/6 and 5.4 million viewers. For ABC, “The Bachelor” from 8 to 10 averaged a 1.3/8 and 5.2 million viewers. At 10, a rerun dragged ABC down...

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