Last week’s “Bates Motel,” which featured guest star Rihanna’s first appearance, posted gains in adults 18-49 and total viewership.
This week’s episode, which featured her second appearance, endured slight declines.
According to live+same-day data posted by Showbuzz, this Monday’s “Bates” drew a 0.45 adults 18-49 rating and averaged 1.30 million viewers.
The previous installment garnered a 0.48 in the demo and 1.36 million in viewership.
Entitled “Marion” (after Marion Crane, played by Rihanna), this week’s episode featured the show’s twist on the iconic shower murder scene from “Psycho.”