Two hours of fresh "The Bachelorette" on ABC delivered a solid victory in the Nielsens for the network on Monday night, according to TVbytheNumbers.com. From 8-9 p.m., "The Bachelorette" had a 2.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic for the hour, easily surpassing reruns on the other networks.
At 9 p.m., "The Bachelorette" picked up steam and logged a 2.8 and 3.2 in the demo for the top and bottom half-hours, respectively. NBC’s "Last Comic Standing" collected a 1.5 average in the 18-49 demo for the hour.
The second hour of "Last Comic Standing" at 10 p.m. did better, with a 2.05 average for the hour, topping ABC’s "True Beauty" with a 1.7 average for the hour in the same demo.