'Bachelor' Special Boosts ABC Tuesday
The "Bachelor: After the Final Rose" special helped push
Overall, ABC averaged a 9.2 rating/14 share, far ahead of the 7.6/12 for FOX and
FOX won the night among adults 18-49, doing a 4.9 rating in the all-important age group, beating the 4.1 rating for ABC. NBC snuck up to third with a 3.4 rating, leaving CBS in fourth with a 2.9 rating. The CW's 1.0 was in last.
CBS started the night in first with the 10.8/17 for "
The "Dancing with the Stars" results show gave ABC the 9 p.m. hour with a 13.0/19. FOX's was a respectable second with a 10.0/15 for "House." "The Unit" was third for CBS with a 6.7/10, while
"Bachelor: After the Final Rose" had an 8.7/14 to help ABC to a 10 p.m. win. NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" was second with a 7.8/13. CBS' "Cane" was third.