hells kitchen fox main 320 TV ratings: 'Hell's Kitchen' serves up a Monday win for FOXFast National ratings for Monday, Aug. 15, 2011

“Hell’s Kitchen” cooked up some of its best ratings of the summer on Monday, carrying FOX to an across-the-board win for the night. Week two of “Bachelor Pad,” meanwhile, slipped a little bit from last week’s premiere, but was up compared to last year.

FOX led the night with 6.4 million viewers and a 3.8 rating/6 share in households. ABC (5.5 million, 3.9/6) beat out CBS (5 million, 3.3/5) for second place. NBC came in fourth with just over 4 million viewers and a 2.7/4. The CW was way back with just 510,000 viewers and a 0.4/1.

In the adults 18-49 demographic, FOX’s 2.6 rating led by nearly a full point over ABC’s 1.7. CBS drew a 1.4, while neither NBC (0.9) nor The CW (0.2) managed to get above the 1.0 mark.

]]>8 p.m. FOX: “Hell’s Kitchen” (6.8 million viewers, 3.9/6 households)
ABC: “Bachelor Pad” (6.1 million, 4.4/7)
NBC: “America’s Got Talent” rerun (4.5 million, 2.9/5)
CBS: “How I Met Your Mother” reruns – two episodes (4.3 million, 2.8/4)
The CW: “90210” rerun (568,000, 0.5/1) 18-49 leader: “Hell’s Kitchen” (2.8) 9 p.m. ABC: “Bachelor Pad” (6.5 million, 4.5/7)
FOX: “Masterchef” (6 million, 3.6/5)
CBS: “Two and a Half Men” rerun (5.7 million, 3.7/6)/”Mike & Molly” rerun (5.4 million, 3.5/5)
NBC: “America’s Got Talent” rerun (4.2 million, 2.8/4)
The CW: “One Tree Hill” rerun (433,000, 0.3/0) 18-49 leader: “Masterchef” (2.4) 10 p.m. CBS: “Hawaii Five-0” rerun (5.05 million, 3.4/5)
ABC: “Castle” rerun (3.9 million, 2.8/4)
NBC: “Harry’s Law” rerun (3.3 million, 2.3/4) 18-49 leader: “Hawaii Five-0” (1.2) Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company. More ratings at Zap2it: Daily, weekly and cable