ryan lochte michael phelps us swimming trials TV Ratings: Olympics swimming trials, 'America's Got Talent' earn NBC a win
Fast National ratings for Monday, June 25, 2012

NBC rode the U.S. 2012 Olympic swimming trials and “America’s Got Talent” starting Las Vegas week to a win Monday night, beating the next closest network by over 2 million viewers.

The win for the Peacock drew 7.8 million viewers, a 4.7 rating/8 share in households. ABC’s “Bachelorette” helped it take second, though “The Glass House” did the network no favors – the new reality show lost a million viewers from last week’s premiere. ABC averaged 5.75 million views and a 4.0/7.

FOX’s cooking shows were third with 5.4 million, 3.2/5, followed by CBS’ reruns at 5.2 million, 3.4/6. The CW trialed with 385,000 viewers, 0.3/0.

In the adults 18-49 demographic, FOX and NBC tied at 2.3, followed by ABC (1.9), CBS (1.2) and the CW (0.1).

Monday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

NBC: Olympics swimming trials (6.95 million, 4.4/7)


“The Bachelorette” (6.7 million viewers, 4.7/8 households)
FOX: “Hell’s Kitchen” (5.5 million, 3.3/6)
CBS: “How I Met Your Mother” rerun (4.2 million, 2.8/5)/”2 Broke Girls” rerun (4.7 million, 3.0/5)
The CW: “Breaking Pointe” rerun (555,000, 0.4/1)

18-49 leader:
“Hell’s Kitchen” (2.3)

9 p.m.

NBC: “America’s Got Talent” (10.4 million, 6.0/10)


“The Bachelorette” (7.2 million, 5.0/8)
FOX: “MasterChef” (5.4 million, 3.1/5)
CBS: “Two and a Half Men” rerun (5.2 million, 3.5/6)/”Mike & Molly” rerun (4.8 million, 3.2/5)
The CW: “90210” rerun (216,000, 0.2/0)

18-49 leader:
“America’s Got Talent” (3.0)

10 p.m.

NBC: “American Ninja Warrior” (6.1 million, 3.6/6)
“Hawaii Five-0” rerun (6 million, 4.0/7)
ABC: “The Glass House” (3.3 million, 2.3/4)

18-49 leader:
“American Ninja Warrior” (2.0)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All
numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen