ABC's BACHELOR IN PARADISE Rises to Its Best Tuesday Numbers This Season

ABC's BACHELOR IN PARADISE Rises to Its Best Tuesday Numbers This Season

ABC's BACHELOR IN PARADISE Rises to Its Best Tuesday Numbers This Season

With "Bachelor in Paradise" and "Somewhere Between," ABC once again earned the No. 2 network position on Tuesday night in Adults 18-49 (1.0/4) to an "America's Got Talent"-led NBC. ABC spiked 25% week to week in Adults 18-49, delivering its top-rated Tuesday this summer. Trailing only NBC's "America's Got Talent" on the evening, ABC's "Bachelor in Paradise" ranked as Tuesday's No. 2 TV show in Adults 18-49 (tie), Adults 18-34 and across all key Women demos (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54). In fact, "Bachelor in Paradise" came within 3-tenths of a rating point of catching "America's Got Talent" as the night's No. 1 show with Women 18-34.

"Bachelor in Paradise" (8:00-10:00 p.m. - 4.3 million and 1.2/5 in AD18-49):
From 8:00-10:00 p.m. opposite NBC's "America's Got Talent," ABC's "Bachelor in Paradise" rose week to week in Total Viewers (+13% - 4.3 million vs. 3.8 million) and Adults 18-49 (+9% - 1.2/5 vs. 1.1/4) to score Tuesday season highs for the show.

"Somewhere Between" (10:00-11:00 p.m. - 1.8 million and 0.4/2 in AD18-49):
At 10:00 p.m., ABC's "Somewhere Between" held even with its week-ago Adults 18-49 rating (0.4/2), which was a Tuesday best. In addition, the ABC freshman drama delivered its most watched telecast on the night (1.8 million).

Projections Rationale:
Lifts vs. L+SD are based on the 2016-17 season for premiere telecast or an average for originals (excluding the premiere).
Returning shows: Profile based on same show (either premiere or averages for originals).
New Series: Based on similar series.

Source: The Nielsen Company, Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings, 8/29/17.

Photo credit: ABC/ Paul Hebert

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