9:14am PT by Michael O'Connell
TV Ratings: Fox and NBC Share the Demo, 'America's Got Talent' Rises
Fox and NBC split a victory among adults 18-49 on Monday night with a 2.3 rating in the key demo.
Kicking off the night with more Olympic trials, NBC also pulled in the night's strongest showing among total viewers -- an average 7.8 million. The trials, swimming finals, were up from Sunday's primetime debut and posted a 1.9 adults rating. America's Got Talent was also up a tenth of a point from last week, earning a dominant 3.0 rating among adults 18-49. American Ninja Warrior was flat with a 2.0 in the demo.
Hell's Kitchen and MasterChef, which both saw slight drops in the demo from last Monday, averaged 5.4 million viewers for the night. Respectively, they pulled a 2.3 and a 2.2 rating among adults 18-49.
On ABC, which netted a 1.9 adults 18-49 rating and 5.75 million viewers, The Bachelorette was down a tenth of a point in the demo for a 2.2 adults rating. The embattled Glass House sunk from its poor premiere showing, falling 20 percent to just a 1.2 rating with 18-49-ers.
Univision edged out CBS in the demo, averaging a 1.4 rating with adults 18-49 for the night. CBS, which had a three-hour block or repeats, pulled a 1.2 in the demo and 5.2 million viewers.
The CW, also in encores, posted a 0.1 rating with adults 18-49 and 385,000 viewers.