TV Ratings: 'Bachelorette' takes ABC home Monday

kirk-ali-bachelorette.jpgFast National ratings for Monday, July 12, 2010

The hometown visits on "The Bachelorette" put ABC in first place once again in households and key demos Monday night.

ABC averaged 8 million viewers and a 5.2 rating/9 share for the night in households. CBS followed with 6.4 million viewers and a 4.1/7, well ahead of NBC (4.96 million, 3.2/5), FOX (4.6 million, 2.9/5) and The CW (697,000, 0.5/1).

The adults 18-49 demo also tuned into ABC with a 2.6 rating, followed by CBS, 1.8, NBC and FOX tied, 1.4, and The CW, 0.3.

Monday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

ABC: "The Bachelorette" (9.1 million viewers, 5.9/10 households)
FOX: "Lie to Me" (5.6 million, 3.5/6)
NBC: "America's Got Talent" rerun (5.2 million, 3.3/6)
CBS: "How I Met Your Mother" rerun (4.6 million, 3.0/5)/"Rules of Engagement" rerun (5.1 million, 3.3/6)
The CW: "90210" rerun (852,000, 0.6/1)

18-49 leader: "The Bachelorette" (2.9)

9 p.m.

ABC: "The Bachelorette" (9.97 million, 6.5/10)
CBS: "Two and a Half Men" rerun (7.7 million, 4.9/8)/"The Big Bang Theory" rerun (7.7 million, 5.0/8)
NBC: "Last Comic Standing" (4.7 million, 2.9/5)
FOX: "The Good Guys" (3.5 million, 2.2/4)
The CW: "Gossip Girl" rerun (543,000, 0.4/1)

18-49 leader: "The Bachelorette" (3.2)

10 p.m.

CBS:
"CSI: Miami" rerun (6.6 million, 4.3/7)
ABC: "True Beauty" (5.012 million, 3.4/6)
NBC: "Last Comic Standing" (5.006 million, 3.4/6)

18-49 leader: "True Beauty" (1.7)

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

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