Ratings: ‘Bachelorette’ and ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ Are Happy the Stanley Cup Is Over

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With NBC’s Stanley Cup Finals in the rearview mirror, ABC and “The Bachelorette” have reclaimed their rightful Monday throne(s). Over on Fox, “Hell’s Kitchen” was pretty happy the hockey is over as well. Both reality competitions grew by one-tenth of a Nielsen ratings point from last week. NBC, which aired episodes of “American Ninja Warrior” and “Small Fortune” last night, ended up in a second-place ratings tie with Fox among adults 18-49. NBC was 500,000 total viewers (on average) behind ABC in primetime. ABC was first in ratings with a 0.7 in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 3.1 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Bachelorette” from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. averaged a 0.8 rating and 3.6 million total viewers. “Celebrity Dating Game” at 10 had a 2.2 million total viewers. NBC and Fox tied for second in ratings, both with a 0.4. NBC was second in total viewers with 2.6 million, Fox was fourth with 1.6 million. For NBC, “American Ninja Warrior” from 8 to 10 averaged a 0.4 rating and 3.2 million total viewers. “Small Fortune” at 10 got a 0.3 rating and 1.5 million total viewers. The Tampa Bay Lightning closed...

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