The writers of ABC’s “The Baker and the Beauty” clearly put enough yeast in the finale two episodes of season 1.
On Monday night, the show’s back-to-back finale rose to a season high rating and total viewership tally. The first episode scored a 0.6 rating and 3 million total viewers, the second a 0.5 and 2.6 million. ABC has yet to make a decision no whether it will bake a second loaf of “Baker and the Beauty.” Earlier in the night, a “Celebrity Family Feud” replay scored a 0.8 and 5.1 million viewers.
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NBC lineup of game shows all ticked up from their previous episodes, with Dwayne Johnson’s “Titan Games” rising from its season debut to a 0.8 rating and 4.2 million viewers. “The Wall” grew a whopping 167% from a 0.3 rating last week to a 0.8 this time around. The show also doubled its viewership to end up with around 4 million pairs of eyeballs. “Songland” grew from a 0.5 to a 0.6, and from 2.3 million viewers to 2.7.
Over on the CW, the network’s “Iconic: TLC” special scored a 0.3 rating and 1.1 million total viewers, followed by a “Roswell, New Mexico” episode with a 0.2 and around 900,000 viewers.
CBS aired only reruns on Monday night, with a replay of “The Neighborhood” leading the way with a 0.6 rating and 4 million viewers, followed by “Bob Hearts Abishola” with a 0.5 and 3.6 million viewers. Replays of “All Rise” and “Bull” both delivered a 0.4 rating and around 3.5 million viewers between them.
Fox aired a rerun of “9-1-1” to a 0.6 rating and just over 3 million viewers, followed by an episode of its “Lone Star” spinoff with a 0.5 rating and 2.8 million viewers.
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