RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Hotel Hell’ & ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ Up As Fox Hits Summer High, ‘Bachelor Pad’ Flat, ‘Stars Earn Stripes’ Falls

By | Tuesday August 28, 2012 @ 9:11am PDT

Reality ruled on TV on Monday night but the results were very different across the networks. It was spelling bee night on ABC’s Bachelor Pad Read More »

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UPDATE: RATINGS RAT RACE: Olympics Day 3 Best in 36 Years, ‘Bachelor Pad’ & ‘Glass House’ Hit Lows

By | Tuesday July 31, 2012 @ 2:45pm PDT

Missy Franklin NBC RatingsUPDATE, 2:45 PM: Missy Franklin helped last night’s Olympics become the most-watched in 36 years with 31.6 million viewers. NBC’s Monday primetime broadcast of the London Olympicswas the most-watched first Monday … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Bachelor Pad’ Premiere Down Big, ‘Glass House’ Hits Low, ‘Ninja Warrior’ Finale Up

By | Tuesday July 24, 2012 @ 9:04am PDT

Bachelor Pad Season 3Monday was a night of beginnings and endings. With hot tubs and cold intrigue for a $250,000 prize, ABC had the two-hour Season 3 premiere of Bachelor Pad (1.4/4) at 8 PM. That was down 36% from the 2011 Season 2 premiere on August 8 and a series low. ABC followed at 10 PM with a new episode of the legally challenged The Glass House (0.8/2). The sixth week of the reality show tied again for a season low. NBC aired the two-hour Season 4 finale of American Ninja Warrior (2.0/5), up 11% from last week. On Fox, it was Gordon Ramsay’s night again with Hell’s Kitchen (2.6/8) and MasterChef (2.7/7). Kitchen was down to the final eight contestants and even with last week. On MasterChef, it was Part 1 of the top six cooking contestants competing, with the show rising 4% from last week. Fox won the night among adults 18-49 and total viewers. Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Bachelor Pad’ Rises, ‘Kitchen’ Slips, ‘Miss Universe’ Hits Low

By | Tuesday September 13, 2011 @ 8:55am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

NFL games last night had opposite ratings effects on Fox and ABC in the fast nationals. Airing against Monday Night Football, Fox’s Hell’s Kitchen (2.4/6) at 9 PM was down 11% from last Monday, which was Labor Day. Still, Gordon … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: Univision Tops Labor Day In Primetime

By | Tuesday September 6, 2011 @ 9:20am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Univision dominated its English-language counterparts last night, winning Monday night in adults 18-49 (2.3/6), adults 18-34 (2.5/7) and total viewers (5.7 million) with the three-hour finale of Pequeños Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ Slips, NBC Plays Symphony With ‘Ninja Warrior’

Nellie Andreeva

Fox (2.6/7 in adults 18-49, 6.2 million viewers) once again topped Monday night with a Gordon Ramsay lineup. After MasterChef wrapped its season last week, the … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: ABC’s ‘Bachelor Pad’ Slips, Fox’s Gordon Ramsay Block Tops

By | Tuesday August 16, 2011 @ 9:31am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

With CBS and NBC in all repeats, it is a two-way race on Monday between Fox and ABC these days. Fox posted another dominating performance from Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen (2.8/8 in 18-49, even with last week, 6.8 … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Bachelor Pad’ Steady In Return, ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ Rises & Tops Night

By | Tuesday August 9, 2011 @ 9:26am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

TV specials, especially telecasts of award shows and live events, often run for three hours in primetime, but airing a three-hour episode of a regular show is rather unusual. That is what ABC did last night with the season premiere … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: Slow Start For CW’s Monday Lineup With ’90210′, ‘Gossip’ Down

Nellie Andreeva

The season premieres of CW’s Monday dramas 90210 (2.0 million viewers, 1.2/4 in 18-34) and Gossip Girl (1.9 million, 1.3/4 in 18-34) were down double-digits from last year. It total viewers, 90210, which aired Tuesdays at 8PM last season, was off 19%, while the heavily hyped Paris opener of Gossip Girl was down 27%. On a more positive note, this was 90210′s highest-rated episode in total viewers and 18-34 since December 2009, and Gossip Girl was Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: CBS Wins Quiet Late Summer Monday With Repeats

Nellie Andreeva

It looks like the summer TV season will wrap the way it started, with CBS’s all-rerun Monday lineup easily topping the night. The network’s comedies The Big Bang Theory (2.8 rating/7 share among adults 18-49, 8.8 million viewers overall) and Two and a Half Men (2.6/7, 9.0 million) were the … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: So-So Debut For ABC’s ‘Bachelor’ Spinoff ‘Bachelor Pad’

Nellie Andreeva

For any other new reality series, the premiere number for ABC’s Bachelor Pad (2.2 rating/7 share) would’ve been a solid number. But being part of the network’s hit Bachelor franchise automatically raised expectations for the spinoff, whose two-hour debut last night was down 21% from this summer’s premiere of The Read More »

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