ABC's THE BACHELOR Dominates Monday Night
The Bachelor (8-10pm - 7.9 million and 2.2/6 in AD18-49): From 8-10pm, ABC's The Bachelor dominated its unscripted competition in the 2-hour time period, beating NBC's American Ninja Warrior by 2.3 million viewers (7.9 million vs. 5.6 million) and by 16% in Adults 18-49 (2.2/6 vs. 1.9/5).
The ABC unscripted series won its slot in Adults 18-34, stood was Monday's #1 TV show in key Women (W18-34/W18-49) and was the night's most social broadcast program with 173k tweets. The Bachelor grew 5% over its year-ago telecast in Total Viewers (7.9 million vs. 7.5 million on 1/14/13).
Castle (10-11pm - 9.0 million and 1.9/5 in AD18-49): During the 10 o'clock hour, ABC's Castle beat out CBS' time-period premiere of Intelligence by wide margins in Total Viewers (+48% - 9.0 million vs. 6.1 million) and Adults 18-49 (+73% - 1.9/5 vs. 1.1/3).
The ABC drama ranked #1 in The Hour with key Women (W18-34/W25-54). Castle was up week to week in Total Viewers (+2%) and Adults 18-49 (+12%).
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