TV Ratings: 'Under the Dome' stops dropping as CBS rolls on Monday
'Siberia' and 'Get Out Alive' drop for NBC
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The fourth episode of "Under the Dome" ended two weeks of small declines as the summer smash was flat and helped CBS eke out a slim victory among young viewers and a more comfortable win overall.
Also flat week-to-week was ABC's "The Bachelorette," while NBC's "Siberia," "Get Out Alive" and "American Ninja Warrior" all posted small drops.
Among adults 18-49, CBS averaged a 1.7 rating for Monday night, edging out ABC's 1.6 rating in the key demographic. NBC averaged a 1.2 key demo rating for the night, followed by FOX's 0.6 key demo rating and the 0.2 key demo rating for The CW.
Overall, CBS had a bit more Monday wiggle room with 6.72 million viewers and a 4.3 rating/7 share for night, beating ABC's 4.0/7 and 5.66 million viewers. NBC averaged a 2.3/4 and 3.82 million viewers for the night, beating FOX's 1.0/2 and 1.52 million and the 0.5/1 and 732,000 viewers for The CW.
[Univision averaged 3.97 million viewers and a 1.5 rating among adults 18-49 for Monday night.]
8 p.m. - "The Bachelorette" started primetime in first for ABC with 6.54 million viewers and a 1.8 rating among adults 18-49 in the 8 p.m. hour. NBC's "American Ninja Warrior" was second with 5.13 million viewers and a 1.5 key demo rating, which topped the 4.285 million viewers and 1.2 key demo rating averaged by repeats of "How I Met Your Mother" and "Mike & Molly" on CBS. FOX's repeats of "Raising Hope" averaged 1.73 million viewers and a 0.6 key demo rating, while The CW's "IHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party" special averaged 715,000 viewers and a 0.2 key demo rating.
9 p.m. - ABC stayed in first for the 9 p.m. hour with 6.84 million viewers and a 1.9 rating among adults 18-49 for "The Bachelorette." CBS' "2 Broke Girls" and "Mike & Molly" repeats averaged 5.07 million viewers for second and a 1.2 key demo rating for third. NBC's "Get Out Alive" was third with 3.89 million viewers and second with a 1.4 key demo rating in its second week. FOX's repeats of "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project" averaged 1.3 million viewers and a 0.6 key demo rating, compared to the 748,000 viewers and 0.3 key demo rating for The CW's music special.
10 p.m. - "Under the Dome" took over for CBS in the 10 p.m. hour, rising from last week with 10.8 million viewers and staying steady from last week with a 2.7 rating among adults 18-49. "Mistresses" was a distant second with 3.6 million viewers and a 1.1 key demo rating, while NBC's "Siberia" slipped to 2.43 million viewers and a 0.8 key demo rating.
All ratings information comes from preliminary Fast National Nielsen data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are subject to change.