ABC #1 Monday in the U.S. ITV #1 in the UK. Ten #1 in Australia.

28 July 2015 overtheshouldermedia
‘It’s All About Screens.’ This is the Daily Diary of Screens. On Monday, July 27, 2015, ABC finished #1 as ‘The Bachelorette’‘ was the top program. ITV was #1 in the UK as ‘Rookies’ was the top program. Ten finished #1 in Australia as ‘‘MasterChef Australia Grand Final’ was the top program. ‘Ant-Man’ tops at box office. TUESDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS (*SEE BELOW)

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For Monday, July 27, 2015 (Posted on July 28, 2015)

ABC #1 Monday as 'The Bachelorette' was the top program.

ABC #1 Monday as ‘The Bachelorette’ was the top program.


The Alphabet Network finished in first place powered by a lady and a flower and dominated the evening. At 8P, ‘The Bachelorette’ finished as the #1 program on the evening with an average 8.05 million viewers and a 6.3 rating/11 share, peaking @ 930P with a 6.8/11. This was 7% ahead of last season (5.9/10 on 7/28/14). At 10P, a special ‘The Bachelorette: After The Final Rose’ finished with an average 7.94 million viewers and a 5.7/10.


The Peacock Network finished #2 with two reality programs. At 8P, ‘American Ninja Warrior’ finished with an average 6.30 million viewers and a 3.7/6. Then at 10P, ‘Running Wild With Bear Grylls’ finished with an average 3.81 million viewers and a 2.0/4. Note: NBC was preempted in San Francisco and The CW was preempted in Sacramento due to Milwaukee Brewers vs San Francisco Giants baseball. Ratings may be inflated as a result


The Tiffany Network finished in a fight for second with a complete schedule of reruns and it showed as it slipped to third. At 8P, a rerun of ‘2 Broke Girls’ finished with an average 4.66 million viewers and a 2.9/5. At 830P, a rerun of ‘Mike & Molly’ finished with an average 4.60 million viewers and a 3.0/5. At 9P, a rerun of ‘Scorpion’ drew an average 4.58 million viewers and a 2.9/5. At 10P, a rerun of ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ finished second in its time slot and #1 on the network Monday with an average 5.48 million viewers and a 3.7/7.


The Animal Network of Broadcast Murdoched. At 8P, the reality summer dance program, ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ finished with an average 2.79 million viewers and a 2.3/4.

The CW

The Little Network That Couldn’t tried. At 8P, ‘Penn & Teller: Fool Us’ gave it a shot and finished with 2.31 million viewers and a 1.6/3. This was the biggest audience in this time period on the network on Monday in 5 1/2 years. But at 9P, a rerun of ‘Whose Line is it Anyway’ finished with an average 1.48 million viewers and a 0.9/2. Then complete disaster as ‘Cedric’s Barber Battles’ cut the hair off the head and finished with an average 910,000 viewers and a 0.5/1. It wasn’t even a close shave.

Late Night

There really cannot be a competition on Monday without showing this amazing piece from ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ and guest lip syncer, Tom Cruise.

For The Record

ABC finished #1 on Monday with an average 8.013 million viewers and a 6.2/10. NBC finished #2 with an average 5.459 million viewers and a 3.2/5. CBS was #3 with an average 4.894 million viewers and a 3.2/5. FOX finished #4 with an average 2.789 million viewers and a 2.3/4. Univision finished with an average 1.9 million viewers and a 1.1/2. The CW finished with an average 1.752 million viewers and a 1.1/2. Telemundo finished with an average 1.75 million viewers and a 1.0/2.

Today In TV History

On this date in 1957, Jerry Lee Lewis made his television debut on ‘The Steve Allen Show’.

Top Ten Cable Programs Monday

#1 Major Crimes TNT 4.386 million viewers @ 9P
#2 WWE Entertainment USA 3.839 million viewers @ 10P
#3 WWE Entertainment USA 3.754 million viewers @ 9P
#4 WWE EntertainmentT USA 3.421 million viewers @ 8P
#5 Love & Hip Hop ATL VH1 2.946 million viewers @ 8P
#6 The O’Reilly Factor FOXNC 2.832 million viewers @ 8P
#7 Street Outlaws DISC 2.601 million viewers @ 9P
#8 The Kelly File FOXNC 2.363 million viewers @ 9P
#9 Murder In The First TNT 2.185 million viewers @ 10P
#10 LHH ATL AFTERPARTY VH1 2.006 million viewers @ 9P

Cable Television News

Live +7 Top Ten Cable Programs Week Ending 12 July 2015
#1 ‘Rizzoli & Isles’ TNT 6.902 million viewers
#2 ‘Major Crimes’ TNT 6.125 million viewers
#3 ‘The Last Ship’ TNT 5.023 million viewers
#4 ‘Naked & Afraid’DISC 3.951 million viewers
#5 ‘True Detective’HBO 3.905 million viewers
#6 ‘Duck Dynasty’ AEN 3.890 million viewers
#7 ‘Falling Skies’ TNT 3.498 million viewers
#8 ‘Murder In The First’ TNT 3.469 million viewers
#9 ‘Royal Pains’ USA 3.112 million viewers
#10 ‘Mr. Robot’ USA 3.054 million viewers

Television News

Live +7 Top Ten Broadcast Programs Week Ending 12 July 2015
#1 ‘America’s Got Talent’ NBC 12.430 million viewers
#2 ‘Zoo’ CBS 10.435 million viewers
#3 ‘Celebrity Family Feud’ ABC 9.819 million viewers
#4 ‘The Bachelorette’ ABC 8.490 million viewers
#5 ‘Under The Dome’ CBS 8.250 million viewers
#6 ‘Big Brother’ CBS 7.514 million viewers
#7 ‘Extant’ CBS 7.167 million viewers
#8 ‘Wayward Pines’ FOX 6.511 million viewers
#9 ‘MasterChef’ FOX 6.384 million viewers
#10 ‘Dateline FRI’ NBC 6.222 million viewers

Cinema News
Top Ten Box Office Weekend of 24-26 July 2015 (Domestic)

#1 ‘Ant-Man’ $24,765,000 in 3,868 theaters
#2 ‘Pixels’ $24,000,000 in 3,723 theaters
#3 ‘Minions’ $22,058,050 in 4,066 theaters
#4 ‘Trainwreck’ $17,281,000 in 3,171 theaters
#5 ‘Southpaw’ $16,500,000 in 2,772 theaters
#6 ‘Paper Towns’ $12,500,000 in 3,031 theaters
#7 ‘Inside Out’ $ 7,356,000 in 2,717 theaters
#8 ‘Jurassic World’ $ 6,850,550 in 2,645 theaters
#9 ‘Mr. Holmes’ $ 2,849,000 in 686 theaters
#10 ‘Terminator:Gen’ $ 2,400,000 in 1,702 theaters

Top Ten Box Office Weekend of 24-26 July 2015 (International)

#1 ‘Monster Hunt’ $46,000,000 in 5 territories
#2 ‘Minions’ $44,000,000 in 61 territories
#3 ‘Ant-Man’ $35,400,000 in 49 territories
#4 ‘Inside Out’ $28,300,000 in 52 territories
#5 ‘Jian Bing Man’$25,000,000 in 1 territory
#6 ‘Pixels’ $21,400,000 in 57 territories
#7 ‘Assassination’$19,500,000 in 1 territory
#8 ‘Monkey King’ $17,000,000 in 1 territory
#9 ‘Terminator Genisys $10,700,000 in 65 territories
#10 ‘Paper Towns’ $8,000,000 in 38 territories

Top Box Office Weekend of 24-26 2015 (Worldwide)

#1 ‘Minions’ $66,000,000 in 61 territories

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Across The Pond


The Independent One had ‘Rookies’ and it allowed the network to finished #1 on Monday after ‘Emmerdale’ at 7P drove in 6.1 million (33%) and ‘Coronation Street’ again was the top soap at 730P with 7.2 million viewers and a 35% share of the available audience. At 8P, ‘Vet School’ finished with an average 2.6 million viewers (12%). At 9P, Monday night’s finale of ‘Rookies’ saw the officers step up to the plate and go it alone. It drew 2.7 million viewers (14%) tune in to see the new officers deal with some seriously violent attacks and was the #1 program outside of soaps.


The Big One didn’t quite have it on Monday after ‘EastEnders’ finished with an average 6.7 million viewers and a 31% share of the available audience. At 9P, ‘Britain at the Bookies’ finished with an average 2.1 million viewers (11%).


The Tiny Two finished out of the race on Monday but it did have a very interesting program about The Bloomsbury Group. But first at 8P, ‘University Challenge’ finished with an average 2.7 million viewers (12%). Then at 9P, ‘Life in Squares’ finished with an average 1.9 million viewers and a 10% share of the available audience.

Channel 5

The Viacom Five had one large program on Monday and it finished better than 4. First at 8P, ‘Stop! Roadworks Ahead’ finished with 805,000 viewers (4%). Then at 9P, ‘Ben Fogle: New Lives in the Wild’ finished with an average 1.8 million viewers (9%).

Channel 4
The Big Four wasn’t really in the battle on Monday. At 8P, ‘Food Unwrapped: Diets for Summer’ finished with an average 1.4 million viewers (6%). Then at 9P, viewership picked up as ’24 Hours in Police Custody’ finished with an average 1.3 million viewers (7%).

Down Under


The Third Commercial Network in Australia finished with a huge 34.4% share of the available audience. And it was all because of the #1 program, ‘MasterChef Australia-Winner Announced with an average 2.133 million viewers. #2 was the show itself, ‘MasterChef Australia-Grand Final Part 2’ which drew 1,840,000 viewers. #10 was ‘The Project 7PM, with 832,000 viewers.


The Second Commercial Network in Australia finished second with a 21.4% share. #5 was ‘Seven News’ with an average 1.071 million viewers. #6, ‘Seven News/Today Tonight’ finished with an average 1,028,000 viewers.


The National Nine Network finished #3 on Monday with a 20.7% share of the available audience. #3 was ‘Nine news 6:30’ which drew an average 1,247,000 viewers. And, #4 was ‘Nine news’ with an average 1,213,000 viewers. #7 was ‘A Current Affair’ with an average 1,026,000 viewers.


The Alphabet Network in Australia finished fourth with a 19.2% share. #8 was ‘Australian Story’ with an average 894,000 viewers. Then #9 was ‘ABC News’ which drew an average 881,000 viewers.


The Special Broadcast Service in Australia finished #5 with an average 4.2% share of the available audience.


Seven #1 in Australia on Tuesday but Nine's 'A Current Affair' top program.

Seven #1 in Australia on Tuesday but Nine’s ‘A Current Affair’ top program.


The Second Commercial Network in Australia finished #1 on Tuesday, with a 27.4% share of the available audience. Seven had three programs in the Top Ten on Tuesday, #4, ‘Seven News’ with 1.011 million viewers; #5, ‘Seven News/Today Tonight’ with 958,000 viewers and #8, ‘Home and Away’ with an average 755,000 viewers.

Network Nine

The National Nine Network finished second with a 26.0% share with four of the Top Ten programs, three of which were #1, #2 & #3. Why it wasn’t #1, ’tis a mystery’. #1 was ‘A Current Affair’ with an average 1.162 million viewers. #2, ‘Nine News’ was the nation’s #1 newscast with 1.154 million viewers. #3 was ‘Nine News 6:30’ with an average 1.107 million viewers. #7 was ‘The Hotplate’ as it launched with 784,000 viewers.


The Third Commercial Network in Australia finished #3 with a 20.1% share of the available audience and it didn’t have a single program in the Top Ten on Tuesday.


The Alphabet Network in Australia finished fourth on Tuesday with a 19.4% share. Alphbetville had three programs in the Top Ten on Tuesday. #6 was ‘ABC News’ with 820,000 viewers. #9 was ‘7.30’ which drew 708,000 viewers. #10 was ‘Joanna Lumley’s Trans Siberian Adventure’ which had concluded in the UK earlier this week finished with an average 707,000 viewers.


The Special Broadcast Service in Australia finished #5 with a 7.2% share of the available audience.

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