The premiere of the “new” reality series averaged 4.2 million total viewers and a 1.6 rating on Monday night, placing below any episode of Big Brother‘s most recent cycle. And not only did Glass House shed at least 30 percent of The Bachelorette‘s lead-in demo numbers, its audience withered across the hour, with only 3.7 mil sticking around for the back end.
CBS sitcom repeats and the second hour of NBC’s Ninja Warrior outdrew Glass House in total audience, with the latter besting the newbie in the demo. In total viewers, Glass House was down 15 percent from the most recent Castle rerun.
Elsewhere on Monday, The Bachelorette held steady with 7 million total viewers and a 2.3 rating…. Hell’s Kitchen (5.6 mil/2.5) and MasterChef (5.5 mil/2.3) dipped 11 and 15 percent in the demo, respectively… while America’s Got Talent (11.2 mil/2.8) dominated the night in audience and with the 18-49 crowd. American Ninja Warrior held onto 6 mil/2.0 of that.
Now, a few Sunday cable updates courtesy of TVByTheNumbers: True Blood, with 4.42 million total viewers and a 2.6 rating, was down 15 and 10 percent from its premiere…. The Killing‘s season (series?) finale drew 1.5 million viewers, down 17 percent from the premiere and down 35 percent from its freshman finale…. the Season 1 finale of HBO’s Girls saw a 15 percent uptick, hitting 1 million viewers…. and A&E’s Longmire in Week 3 dipped 15 percent, to 3.5 million viewers.