9:54am PT by Michael O'Connell
TV Ratings: 'Whispers' and 'So You Think You Can Dance' Dip
American Ninja Warrior continues to outpace the Monday competition. NBC's reality show, steady with last week, topped the night with an average 2.0 rating among adults 18-49. The network easily won the night in the demo, also airing a steady episode of The Island With Bear Grylls (1.2 adults) at 10 p.m.
The Bachelorette (1.8 adults) was also steady on ABC, though drama The Whispers (1.0 adults) took a solid half-point hit from last week's auspicious premiere. On the series' side is its initial DVR gains. The premiere rose 53 percent with live-plus-three data.
Fox, the only other broadcast net not airing repeats, saw So You Think You Can Dance (1.1 adults) drop two-tenths of a point in its second week.