ABC's CASTLE Wins Time Slot for 2nd Straight Week
For the 2nd Monday in a row, ABC ranked #1 in both Total Viewers and Adults 18-49. The Net earned its most-watched Monday with regular programming since November (11/19/12) and its 2nd highest Adult 18-49 number this season.
Nearly tying last week's season highs for its 2nd best numbers this season, The Bachelor made ABC the most-watched network in its 2-hour time period and once again dominated NBC's The Biggest Loser 14 in Total Viewers (+60%) and Adults 18-49 (+38%). Continuing to improve its numbers year to year, The Bachelor grew from the same night last year by 1.0 million viewers and by 12% in Adults 18-49. On average, ABC unscripted series is up over last season in both viewers (+2%) and young adults (+3%).
ABC's Castle won the 10 o'clock hour for the 2nd straight week Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, and finished as Monday's most-watched TV show. With the second part of a 2-part episode, Castle marked its most-watched telecast since October (10/29/12) and matched last week's season high in Adults 18-49. The ABC drama was also up over its year-ago telecast in both Total Viewers (+18%) and Adults 18-49 (+10%). Castle is delivering the series' most-watched season ever.