Ratings: “The Voice,” “American Idol” Endure Declines On Monday

Monday’s “The Voice” and “American Idol” were both down from last week.

The Voice | Tyler Golden/NBC

Monday’s music competition series both suffered week-over-week losses in adults 18-49 and overall viewership.

According to fast national data posted by Showbuzz, Monday’s “The Voice” drew a 1.8 adults 18-49 rating and averaged 9.45 million overall viewers in the 8PM hour. It fell to a 1.7 and 9.02 million at 9PM.

Last week’s episode of the NBC show averaged a 1.9 rating and 9.86 million viewers from 8-10PM.

ABC’s “American Idol” endured an even bigger week-over-week drop. It drew a 1.3 rating and 6.92 million viewers at 8PM, before posting a 1.4 and 6.78 million at 9PM. The previous Monday installment averaged a 1.6 and 7.72 million across its two hours.

Despite the declines, the shows still ranked as Monday’s top network programs.

— “The Voice” led into “Good Girls,” which drew a 1.0 and 4.45 million (versus a 1.0 and 4.28 million last week).

ABC followed “Idol” with “The Crossing” (0.7, 4.17 million this week vs. 0.8, 4.48 million last week).

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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