Opening to a 0.7 demo rating and 2.84 million viewers in fast affiliates, The Bachelorette Season 18 topped Monday ratings but also marked a premiere low for the series. Last night’s opener was down from the Season 17 premiere in June, which previously marked the series’ all-time premiere lows, and also down from the Season 17 finale in August. Tayshia Adams and Kaitlyn Bristowe returned to the host seat after Chris Harrison stepped down from duties following racism controversies.
While The Bachelorette Season 18 topped Monday’s demo rating, The Voice snagged the night’s most viewers. The singing competition, which was dethroned by Dancing with the Stars