Many TV viewers were presumably too busy soaking up the last drops of summer to take in the networks’ offerings Monday.
Fox won the night with back-to-back episodes of “Hotel Hell,” which had 1.8 and 1.7 ratings among adults 18-49, respectively. Fox averaged a 1.7 adults rating, with 4.4 million viewers for the night.
Univision had 1.4 adults for the night, and CBS reruns had the night’s biggest audience with 4.6 million viewers, and a 1.3 rating in the adult demographic.
ABC’s two-hour “Bachelor Pad” went up a tenth of a point, with a 1.4 in adults 18-49 before an encore of “Castle” that scored a 0.6 adults rating. “Pad” had its highest rating since its season premiere, and help give ABC a 1.1 adults rating and 4.1 million viewers.
NBC averaged 1.1 rating in the demo with the “Stars Earn Stripes” season finale, which was down a tenth of a point, giving it a 0.9 adults rating). A new “Grimm” episode was down two tenths of a point for a 1.4 adults rating, and NBC averaged 3.4 million viewers for the night.
CW got a 0.3 rating in 18-49 year olds with “The L.A. Complex”.
Things are likely to heat up as the Democratic National Convention begins Tuesday.