ABC’s Grand Hotel opened on Monday to 3.7 million total viewers and a 0.7 demo rating, up a tick from The Proposal‘s summer 2018 average in the post-Bachelorette time slot.
Grand Hotel marks ABC’s top-rated summertime drama launch in four years, since The Astronaut Wives Club. TVLine readers gave the premiere >an average grade of “B,” with 83 percent planning to “extend their stay.”
Opening the night, The Bachelorette was steady with 5.5 mil and a 1.5, easily winning Monday in both measures.
NBC | American Ninja Warrior did 4.8 mil/0.9, down a tick in the demo from its year-ago Monday opener (though up 11 percent in total viewers).
THE CW | Penn & Teller: Fool Us‘ season premiere (1.36 mil/0.3) was on par with last season’s average. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1.1 mil/0.2) however was down a tenth from its previous average.
FOX | Beat Shazam (2.2 mil/0.6) was steady in the demo, while So You Think You Can Dance (2.07 mil/0.5) dipped to its second-smallest audience ever (besting only the Season 14 finale) while matching its all-time demo low.