TV Ratings Report: No Love for The Bachelorette

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Let's hope Desiree Hartsock has better success at finding love than she had at finding viewers last night:

The new season of The Bachelorette premiered way down last night, drawing 27% fewer viewers among 18-49-year olds than the previous season opener. Elsewhere, The Goodwin Games continued not to impress on Fox, while The Voice tied a series low for a performance episode...

The Bachelorette Premiere Pic

8 p.m.
The Voice: 10.8 million viewers
The Bachelorette: 5.8 million
How I Met Your Mother rerun: 3.6 million/Rules of Engagement rerun: 3.6 million
Raising Hope rerun: 1.7 million/The Goodwin Games: 1.3 million

9 p.m.
2 Broke Girls rerun: 4.2 million/Mike & Molly rerun: 4.6 million
New Girl rerun: 1.3 million/The Mindy Project rerun: 1.3 million

10 p.m.
Revolution: 6.4 million
20/20: 5.6 million
Hawaii Five-0 rerun: 5 million

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5.8 million people actually watched this drivel? Those are the 5.8 million people that contribute to the dumbing down of TV programming! There are more but we've identified the first 5 million. Too bad we can't eradicate people that like to watch junk! (well, THEY didn't think it was junk)


Why is this stupid show still on tv?