Ratings: ‘The Bachelor’ Slips From Record-Low Season Premiere, Still Tops Monday

Tony Maglio
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“The Bachelor” may have slipped from last week’s record-low ratings for a season premiere, but the dating competition still comfortably topped all other broadcast series on Monday. Paired with an episode of medical drama “The Good Doctor,” ABC finished first outright in primetime. ESPN, which like ABC is owned by The Walt Disney Company, aired the college football National Championship Game on Monday evening. We’ll get Nielsen numbers for Alabama’s victory over The Ohio State University later today. The Crimson Tide rolled over the Buckeyes 52-24. Also Read: The CW's Critics Choice Super Awards Earn Not-So-Super 0.0 Rating ABC was first in ratings with a 0.9 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 4.4 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Bachelor” from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. averaged a 1.1/6 and 4.6 million viewers. “The Good Doctor” at 10 had a 0.5/3 and 3.9 million viewers. NBC was second in ratings with a 0.5/3 and third in viewers with 2.7 million. “Ellen’s Game of Games” at 8 got a 0.5/3 and 3 million viewers. At 9, “The Wall” received a 0.5/3 and 2.7 million viewers. “The Weakest Link” at 10 had a...

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