Fox Edges ABC in Monday Ratings as ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ Opens Strong

Jul 19, 2011  •  Post A Comment

The season premiere of Fox’s “Hell’s Kitchen” was the top-rated show of the night as Fox beat out ABC for the No. 1 spot overall in Monday’s prime-time ratings, TVbytheNumbers.com reported.

Fox finished the night with a 2.4 rating in adults 18-49, edging ABC’s 2.2 average. Trailing were Univision (1.3 average), CBS (1.3) and NBC (1.0).

ABC did get a win in total viewers, averaging 7.1 million for prime time to top Fox’s 5.7 million, CBS’s 5.1 million, NBC’s 4.8 million and Univision’s 3.2 million.

At 8 p.m. "Hell’s Kitchen" had a 2.5 in the 18-49 demographic, ahead of ABC’s "The Bachelorette" with a 2.1 in the same demo.

At 9 p.m. "The Bachelorette’s" second hour climbed to a 2.4 in the 18-49 demo, while Fox’s "MasterChef" was close behind with a 2.3 in the same demo.

The lone new show at 10 p.m. was ABC’s "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition," which had a 2.0 in the 18-49 demo.

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