Still, “Grand Hotel” was the 10 o’clock hour’s highest-rated summer debut in almost two years. Five others broadcast dramas have premiered in that hour over those two years.
With the time-period premiere of “American Ninja Warrior,” NBC finished runner-up last night.
ABC was first in ratings with a 1.2 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 4.9 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Bachelorette” from 8 to 10 earned a 1.5/8 and 5.5 million viewers. “Grand Hotel” at 10 debuted to a 0.7/3 and 3.7 million viewers.
NBC was second in ratings with a 0.8/4 and in viewers with 4.5 million. “American Ninja Warrior