The Bachelorette and NBC’s coverage of the Olympic swimming trials tied for second in total audience, while Hell’s Kitchen was No. 2 in the demo.
Going show by show….
* The Bachelorette was steady in total audience (7 mil) but slipped a tenth in the demo (to a 2.2). Leading out of that, Week 2 of The Glass House (3.33 mil/1.2) saw drops of 16 and 20 percent and even fell below 3 million viewers in its second half-hour.
* Hell’s Kitchen (5.52 mil/2.3) dipped two tenths in the demo, while MasterChef (5.4 mil/2.2) was down just one.
* Leading out of the Olympic trials (7 mil/1.9), American Ninja Warrior enjoyed a 5 percent uptick in audience (hitting 6.1 mil).