Ratings: The CW's 'Black Lightning' Falls From Last Week's Season 4 Premiere

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Ratings: The CW’s ‘Black Lightning’ Falls From Last Week’s Season 4 Premiere

ABC pulls away from Fox in key demo with original “Good Doctor” episode at 10 p.m.

On Monday, ABC pulled away from last week’s primetime-ratings tie with Fox, thanks mostly to airing an original episode of “The Good Doctor” at 10 p.m. Fox was still No. 1 in total viewers with its “9-1-1” lineup (and not nationally programming 10 o’clock). On The CW, “Black Lightning” fell from last week’s already unspectacular Season 4 premiere.

“All American” helped The CW’s primetime appear somewhat competitive, though the network finished in last-place again last night.

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ABC was first in ratings with a 1.1 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and second in total viewers with an average of 4.9 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Bachelor” from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. averaged a 1.4/8 and 5.2 million viewers. “The Good Doctor” at 10 received a 0.6/4 and 4.2 million viewers.

Fox was second in ratings with a 0.9/5 and first in viewers with 6.1 million. At 8, “9-1-1” put up a 1.0/5 and 6.6 million viewers. At 9, “9-1-1: Lone Star” drew a 0.8/5 and 5.6 million viewers.

NBC was third in ratings with a 0.5/3 and fourth in viewers with 2.8 million. “Ellen’s Game of Games” at 8 had a 0.6/3 and 3.2 million viewers. At 9, “The Wall” got a 0.5/3 and 2.8 million viewers. A second hour of the game show at 10 received a 0.5/3 and 2.3 million viewers.

CBS and Univision tied for fourth in ratings, both with a 0.4/2. CBS was third in total viewers with 3.2 million, Univision was fifth with 1.3 million.

CBS aired all reruns on Monday.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.3/2 and in viewers with 982,000.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 608,000. “All American” at 8 had a 0.3/2 and 773,000 viewers. At 9, “Black Lightning” settled for a 0.1/1 and 442,000 viewers.

More to come…

Tony Maglio