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Local Nielsen ratings snapshot (Mon., July 11) -- Home run derby slugs it out with trio of "reality-competition" shows

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ESPN’s annual All-Star game appetizer, the Home Run Derby, rocked, socked and overall came out OK against two-hour editions of “reality-competition” shows on ABC, NBC and Fox.

The Derby, won by the Florida Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton, ran from 7 p.m. until shortly before 9:30 p.m. Overall, it averaged 148,730 D-FW viewers and 66,690 in the advertiser-coveted 18-to-49-year-old demographic.

NBC’s 7 to 9 p.m. American Ninja Warrior led Monday’s prime-time attractions in both ratings measurements with 205,390 total viewers and 92,095 in the 18-to-49 age range.

ABC’s The Bachelorette, starring Dallasite JoJo Fletcher as rose distributor, ran second in total viewers (162,895) but fell behind the Derby with 18-to-49-year-olds (57,163).

Fox’s two-hour dollop of So You Think You Can Dance placed a distant fourth among this quartet with 92,071 total viewers and 15,879 in the 18-to-49 realm.

Fox4’s 9 p.m. local newscast than trampolined to 184,142 total viewers and 50,811 within the 18-to-49 motherlode. That easily was good enough to win the 9 p.m. hour among the Big Four broadcast networks.

ABC’s Mistresses and CBS’ Braindead, both of which aired at 9 p.m., were the night’s overall loss leaders with matching numbers of 70,824 total viewers and 9,527 in the 18-to-49 demographic.

Here are Monday’s local news derby results.

Fox4 swept the 10 p.m. competitions in total viewers and 25-to-54-year-olds (main advertiser target audience for news programming). The station also again had twin wins at 6 a.m.

NBC5 ran the table at 5 p.m. and had the most total viewers at 6 p.m. TEGNA8 entered the winner’s circle by running first with 25-to-54-year-olds at 6 p.m.

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