Both ABC and The CW enjoyed strong returns last night, as Mistresses Season 2 kicked off and Beauty and the Beast Season 2 (finally!) aired new episodes.
Mistresses matched its first season opener with 4.5 million viewers, while BATB drew in 1.1 million overall, good enough for its most-watched installment since the Season 1 finale.
Elsewhere: The Bachelorette was up 8 percent among total viewers and American Ninja Warrior also climbed...
The Bachelorette: 6.5 million viewers
MasterChef: 5 million
Last Comic Standing rerun: 4.2 million
2 Broke Girls rerun: 4.8 million/Mom rerun: 4.6 million
Whose Line Is It Anyway: 1.6 million
American Ninja Warrior: 5.2 million
24 Live Another Day: 6.2 million
Mike & Molly reruns: 5.5 million
Beauty and the Beast: 1.1 million
Mistresses: 4.4 million
48 hours: 6.1 million
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