Ratings: NBC’s “Midnight, Texas” Outperforms ABC’s “Somewhere Between”

The premiere of “Midnight, Texas” won the head-to-head battle with “Somewhere Between.”

Midnight Texas | NBC

NBC and ABC both premiered new dramas in the 10PM hour Monday night.

NBC’s show drew a larger audience.

According to fast national data posted by Showbuzz, NBC’s “Midnight, Texas” drew a 0.9 adults 18-49 rating and averaged 3.60 million overall viewers.

The premiere of ABC’s “Somewhere Between” drew a 0.6 rating and 3.07 million viewers in the same timeslot.

Both shows received similar lead-in support; “Midnight, Texas” followed an episode of “American Ninja Warrior” that drew a 1.5 rating and 6.02 million in the 9PM hour, while “Somewhere Between” led out of “The Bachelorette” (1.6, 6.24 million at 9PM).

Written by Brian Cantor

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