NBC’s American Ninja Warrior this Monday drew 5.5 million total viewers and a 1.8 demo rating — up 17 percent (to a season high) and two tenths (topping the night), leading out of a Last Comic rerun (3.5 mil/1.0).
ABC’s Bachelorette wooed Monday’s largest audience — 5.9 mil, down 9 percent — while scoring a 1.5 rating (down two tenths). Mistresses matched last week’s 3.7 mil/1.0.
Over on Fox, MasterChef (4.9 mil/1.7) ticked down a tenth and 24: Live Another Day (5.7 mil/1.4) added a few eyeballs while steady in the demo.
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The CW’s Whose Line (1.6 mil/0.6) rose a tenth, while Beauty and the Beast (800K/0.3)w as flat.
CBS’ Under the Dome catch-up special did 4.3 mil/0.8.
Meanwhile, we now have numbers for True Blood‘s final season premiere, which in its first Sunday night airing drew 4 million total viewers, on par with its Season 6 finale (4.1 mil) but down 12 percent from its previous premiere. Folding in multiple replays, the HBO drama amassed 5.8 million viewers, up 3 percent from its Season 6 premiere night.