TV Ratings: Olympic Audience Finally Shows Some Fatigue, 'Bachelor Pad' Hits Series Low

Still taking in a gargantuan haul, fast affiliate numbers give NBC's Monday night coverage the lowest viewership of the London Games thus far.
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NBC's coverage of the London Games may have finally dipped below Beijing on Monday night, with fast affiliate ratings showing the three-and-a-half-hour broadcast down nine percent from the same night four years ago. Still, London maintains a dominant average, and last night's coverage topped the competition with a 8.1 rating among adults 18-49 and 26 million viewers.

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Elsewhere, Univision claimed second place in the demo with a 1.5 rating among adults 18-49, topping a closely-matched Fox, CBS and ABC.

Hell's Kitchen encores posted a 1.1 adults rating and 2.7 million viewers on Fox, while CBS' block of repeats averaged a 1.0 rating in the demo and 3.6 million viewers.

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ABC was the only other network airing originals, and not many viewers took notice. Bachelor Pad hit a series low, down nine percent from the previous week, with a 1.0 rating among adults 18-49. The Glass House was even with its own low, a 0.6 rating in the demo. The network averaged a 0.9 rating among 18-49-ers and 2.8 million viewers.

Encores on The CW earned a 0.2 adults rating and 569,000 viewers.

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