Ratings: Bachelorette Premiere Ticks Down vs. 2016, Edged Out by The Voice

Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay

The Bachelorette opened Season 13 on Monday night with 5.7 million total viewers and a 1.8 demo rating (per finals), down 14 percent and two tenths from last year and marking the series’ lowest premiere numbers since at least 2010.

Opening ABC’s night, Dancing With the Stars (10.5 mil/1.8) matched last season’s final dance-off and was down just a tick year-over-year.

NBC’s The Voice (9.7 mil/2.0) led the night in the demo, matching its year-ago (10.3 mil/2.0) performance finale. Leading out of that, Running Wild (3.6 mil/0.9) matched its series low in the demo.


THE CW | Supergirl (2.13 mil/0.6) drew its best audience since March 27 and ticked up in the demo. Friday-bound Jane the Virgin (960 mil/0.3) rose 26 and 33 percent.

FOX | Gotham (2.9 mil/1.0) ticked up, Lucifer (3 mil/0.8) was steady.

CBS | Leading out of a Princess Diana special (6.2 mil/0.8), the latest Carpool Karaoke primetime special (4.2 mil/0.7) was down two tenths from its March 2016 edition.

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