ashley hebert bachelorette abc TV Ratings: ABC's 'Bachelorette,' 'Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition' dominate MondayFast National ratings for Monday, May 30, 2011

ABC dominated Memorial Day programming with its two-hour “Bachelorette” block and the premiere of reality offering “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition.” Not that there was much competition since most networks ran reruns in competing time slots.

ABC averaged 7 million viewers and a 2.2 rating/6 share in households for the night. CBS came in second (5.4 million, 1.4/4), followed by NBC (5.1 million, 1.1/3). Next up, FOX’s night of reruns garnered the network 3.3 million viewers with a 0.9/3. CW brought up the rear with just 560,000 viweres and a 0.2/1.

Monday hour by hour

8 p.m.

ABC: “The Bachelorette” (6.6 million, 1.9/6)
CBS: “How I Met Your Mother” rerun/”Mad Love” rerun (4.3 million, 1.3/4)
NBC: “Minute to Win It” rerun (3.8 million, 0.9/3)
FOX: “House” rerun (3.2 million, 0.9/3)
The CW: “90210” rerun (584,000, 0.2/1)

18 – 49 leader: “The Bachelorette” (1.9)

9 p.m.

ABC: “The Bachelorette” (7.5 million, 2.3/6)
CBS: “Two and a Half Men” rerun/”Mike & Molly” rerun (6.3 million, 1.6/4)
NBC: “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” (5.2 million, 1.1/3)
FOX: “House” rerun (3.2 million, 0.9/2)
The CW: “Gossip Girl” rerun (535,000, 0.2/1)

18 – 49 leader: “The Bachelorette” (2.3)

10 p.m.

ABC: “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition” season premiere (7 million, 2.3/6)
NBC: “Law & Order: Los Angeles” (6.4 million, 1.4/4)
CBS: “Hawaii Five-0” rerun (5.7 million, 1.3/3)

18 – 49 leader: “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition” (2.3)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All
numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen

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Posted by:Liz Kelly Nelson