All original broadcast shows felt the cold wind of the Olympics on Monday as
The Sochi Winter Olympics drew an average of 22.2 million viewers, down about 13% from the comparable night for the 2010 Vancouver Games, according to early numbers from Nielsen. In the key 18-49 demographic, the sports telecast garnered a 6.4 rating, easily topping
A point in 18-49 equals a little less than 1.3 million viewers.
ABC came in second place with "The Bachelor," which dropped 12% from last week to a 2.3 rating among 18- to 49-year-olds, though it was still the top-rated nonsports show. About 7.78 million viewers tuned in overall.
The network followed