9:11am PT by Michael O'Connell
TV Ratings: 'The Winner Is' Samples Well, 'Mistresses' Grows
NBC won Monday night with a mostly even outing for The Voice (3.2 rating with adults 18-49) at 8 p.m. The series was down a tenth of a point from last week's episode for a performance low. At 10 p.m., the network sampled summer series The Winner Is… (1.9 adults). The series won the 10 p.m. hour and currently ranks as the summer's top launch. NBC averaged a 2.8 rating with adults 18-49 and 9.9 million viewers.
The Bachelorette (1.7 adults) was even with last week's series low on ABC, while Mistresses (1.4 adults) improved from its soft debut. The series was up two-tenths of a point. ABC averaged a 1.6 rating with adults 18-49 and 5.2 million viewers.
Encores brought CBS a 1.0 rating with adults 18-49 and 4.3 million viewers.
Mixed in with encores of Raising Hope and New Girl, Fox aired new episodes of The Goodwin Games (0.6 adults) and Anger Management (0.7 adults). The former was down a tenth of a point, while the FX import held steady with last week's time slot debut. Fox averaged a 0.7 rating with adults 18-49 and 1.7 million viewers.
Oh Sit (0.4 adults) managed to double last week's score, improving two-tenths of a point. The network averaged a 0.3 rating in the demo and scored a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating, up 100 percent from last week's 0.2 rating and 769,000 viewers.
Univision averaged a 1.3 rating with adults 18-49 and 3.3 million viewers.