hells kitchen july 16 ratings TV ratings: 'Hell's Kitchen' and 'Masterchef' top 'The Bachelorette' in 18 49 MondayFast National ratings for Monday, July 16, 2012

“The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All” was up from last year and was Monday’s most-watched show in total viewers, but FOX’s double shot of Gordon Ramsay“Hell’s Kitchen” and “Masterchef” — moved past Emily Maynard‘s guys in the adults 18-49 demographic.

Elsewhere, NBC’s “Fear Factor” and “American Ninja Warrior” both improved on last week’s numbers, and a “Dark Knight Rises”-related special on The CW drew a bigger audience than the network usually pulls on a summer night.

FOX delivered 6.3 million viewers and a 3.5 rating/6 share in households in primetime, beating out ABC’s 5.65 million and 3.9/6. CBS (4.9 million, 3.3/6) came in third. NBC had 3.8 million viewers and a 2.2/4, and The CW came in with just over 700,000 viewers and a 0.5/1.

FOX’s lead among adults 18-49 was a little wider — it scored a 2.6 rating in the demo, topping ABC’s 1.8. NBC finished third with a 1.4, followed by CBS, 1.1, and The CW, 0.3.

]]>8 p.m. ABC: “The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All” (6.9 million viewers, 4.8/8 households)
FOX: “Hell’s Kitchen” (6.2 million, 3.5/6)
NBC: “Fear Factor” (4.2 million, 2.4/4)
CBS: “How I Met Your Mother” rerun (4.1 million, 2.9/5)/”2 Broke Girls” rerun (4.2 million, 3.0/5)
The CW: Special – “The Batmobile: Justice on Wheels” (1 million, 0.7/1) 18-49 leader: “Hell’s Kitchen” (2.6) 9 p.m. ABC: “The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All” (7.3 million, 5.0/8)
FOX: “Masterchef” (6.3 million, 3.5/6)
CBS: “Two and a Half Men” rerun (5 million, 3.5/6)/”Mike & Molly” rerun (4.7 million, 3.2/5)
NBC: “American Ninja Warrior” (4.45 million, 2.4/4)
The CW: “The L.A. Complex” rerun (380,000, 0.3/0) 18-49 leader: “Masterchef” (2.6) 10 p.m. CBS: “Hawaii Five-0” rerun (5.6 million, 3.8/6)
ABC: “The Glass House” (2.8 million, 1.9/3)
NBC: “Grimm” rerun (2.6 million, 1.7/3) 18-49 leader: “Hawaii Five-0” (1.1)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company. More ratings at Zap2it: Daily, weekly and cable

Posted by:Rick Porter