Ratings: Mistresses and Beast Return Up, 24 and Ninja Warrior Rise

ABC’s Mistresses opened its second season on Monday night with 4.7 million total viewers and a 1.2 rating (per finals), up from its freshman finale (which did 3.9 mil and a 1.1) and outdrawing its Season 1 opener (4.4 mil/1.2).

Opening ABC’s night, The Bachelorette (6.7 mil/1.8) was up 11 percent and two tenths week-to-week.

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Elsewhere….

FOX | MasterChef (5.1 mil/1.8) and 24: LAD (6.2 mil/1.8) both rose 20 percent in the demo.

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THE CW | Whose Line Is It Anyway? christened its new night with 1.7 mil and a 0.5, down a tenth from its last Friday outing but greatly improving on Star-Crossed‘s finale (830K/0.3). Beauty and the Beast returned to 1.1 mil and a 0.4, rising 38 percent in viewers to deliver what looks to be its most watched episode since the Season 1 finale, while doubling (though how could it not?) its most recent rating.

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NBC | Leading out of a Last Comic rerun, American Ninja Warrior (5.3 mil/1.9) was up 13 and 19 percent.

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