‘Under the Dome’ Hits Three-Week High as CBS Cruises on Monday

Under the Dome Ratings

It's easily the night's top show; NBC' 'Ninja,' 'Get Out Alive' join ABC's 'Mistresses' in gaining too

Three weeks from its finale, CBS summer hit “Under the Dome” was on the rise Monday, hitting a three-week high in young adults and easily standing as the night’s No. 1 program.

According to preliminary national estimates from Nielsen, “Under the Dome” averaged a 2.5 rating/7 share in adults 18-49 and 10.8 million viewers overall in the 10 o’clock hour, up a tick from the 2.4 it had the two previous weeks. It doubled the combined 18-49 delivery of ABC and NBC in the time period (1.2).

In total viewers, this was the biggest “Dome” in four weeks.

Earlier in the night, CBS aired encores of “How I Met Your Mother” (1.4/4 in 18-49, 4.4 million viewers overall), “2 Broke Girls” at 8:30 (1.1/3 in 18-49, 4.0 million viewers overall) and at 9 (1.4/4 in 18-49, 5.2 million viewers overall) and “Mike & Molly” (1.5/4 in 18-49, 5.7 million viewers overall).

Elsewhere, NBC’s reality shows “American Ninja Warrior” (1.7/5 in 18-49, 5.8 million viewers overall) and “Get Out Alive With Bear Grylls” (1.3/4 in 18-49, 4.1 million viewers overall) were both up a couple of ticks week to week, with the former matching its season high in 18-49 and leading its timeslot. And at 10, “Siberia” (0.7/2 in 18-49, 1.9 million viewers overall) matched its score of last week.

ABC opened the night with a special repeat of “Shark Tank” (1.1/3 in 18-49, 4.6 million viewers overall), followed by drama “Mistresses” in its new time period (1.0/3 in 18-49, 3.4 million viewers overall), up a tick from its week-ago delivery at 10 o’clock. And closing out the night was an encore of “Castle” (0.5/2 in 18-49, 3.2 million viewers overall) as it returned to its regular-season timeslot.

Fox aired two repeats of “Raising Hope” (0.8/3 in 18-49, 2.2 million viewers overall at 8 and 0.7/2 in 18-49, 1.9 million viewers overall at 8:30), followed by encores of “New Girl” (0.8/2 in 18-49, 1.8 million viewers overall) and “The Mindy Project” (0.7/2 in 18-49, 1.7 million viewers overall).

Preliminary 18-49 averages for the night: CBS, 1.7/5; Univision, 1.4/4; NBC, 1.2/4; ABC, 0.9/3; Fox, 0.8/2; Telemundo, 0.5/2; CW, 0.2/1.

In total viewers: CBS, 6.8 million; NBC, 3.9 million; ABC and Univision, 3.7 million; Fox, 1.9 million; Telemundo, 1.2 million; CW, 0.7 million.

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  1. jbo says:

    better watch out the plot is truly implausible remember what happened to the event

    • tom says:

      I program my machine to record under the dome. Since the tennis program ran long I didn’t get to see the last 25 minutes. You got the number one show and yet you had some garbage program before that. Whoever decided that should be fired. Of course you guys don’t realize when you got a good thing because your so liberal with everything else. Why not get more people pissed off at you.

  2. Todd says:

    Under the Dome – Cool concept but really bad, and I mean really awful, acting.

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