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Ratings: Fox Tops Low-Rated Memorial Day


By Tony Maglio

Fox topped the low-rated Memorial Day Monday in ratings, while ABC was No. 1 in viewers.

NBC's "American Ninja Warrior" premiered to a 1.5 rating on the holiday; it had a 1.7 rating last July. For Fox, the "MasterChef" season debut had a 1.4 rating last night, down from it's non-holiday May 2013 premiere.

Fox was first in ratings with a 1.5 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and third in viewers with an average of 4.9 million, according to preliminary numbers. The "MasterChef" premiere at 8 p.m. had a 1.4/5 and 4.1 million viewers. At 9, "24: Live Another Day" got a 1.5/4 and 5.7 million viewers.

ABC and NBC tied for second in ratings, each with a 1.3/4. ABC was first in viewers with 5.3 million. NBC was fourth with 4.1 million.

For ABC, "The Bachelorette" at 8 had a 1.4/4 and night-high 5.7 million viewers. A rerun followed.

For NBC, the "Countdown to American Ninja Warriors" at 8 had a 0.9/3 and 3 million viewers. The "Ninja Warrior" season premiere at 9 earned a 1.5/4 and 4.7 million viewers.

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