<p>Dean Norris of &quot;Under the Dome&quot;</p>

Dean Norris of "Under the Dome"

Credit: CBS

TV Ratings: 'Under the Dome' returns low, while 'MasterChef' helps FOX split Monday

Stephen King adaptation is still the top scripted show of the summer

Fast National ratings for Monday, June 30, 2014.

The second season premiere of "Under the Dome" came in way below last summer's premiere and last fall's finale, but the Stephen King-scripted episode still ranked as Monday night's top show in all measures.

While "Under the Dome" helped CBS lead Monday night overall, a strong episode for "MasterChef" let FOX score a narrow win in the key demo.

Among other notables, "American Ninja Warrior" was down week-to-week and, despite the "Under the Dome" competition, ABC's "Mistresses" rose a tiny bit.

On to the numbers...

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<p>&quot;Hieroglyph&quot;</p>

"Hieroglyph"

Credit: FOX

That’s a wrap: FOX mummifies ‘Hieroglyph'

Tut, tut, tut. Egyptian-set midseason drama has been entombed.

"Hieroglyph"!

Ordered direct-to-series last October and still scheduled for midseason as of May, the ancient Egyptian adventure-drama "Hieroglyph" will not be moving forward, FOX sources confirm to HitFix.

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<p>&quot;The Strain&quot;</p>

"The Strain"

Credit: FX

FX teases 'The Strain' by sending beating hearts to reporters

Latest awesome gross-out tactic follows eyeball/bloodworm billboards

FX doesn't want anybody confused by the adult nature and graphic content of the new vampire drama "The Strain," based on the book series by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan.

Already, the cable network has faced some pushback from squeamish drivers over LA billboards featuring the series' nefarious blood worms impinging on the eyes of an unknown victim. 

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<p>Stephen Amell of &quot;Arrow&quot;</p>

Stephen Amell of "Arrow"

Credit: The CW/WBTV

'Gotham,' 'Flash,' 'Arrow' and 'Constantine' unite for Comic-Con Super-Panel

Saturday, July 26 will be a crazy night for DC Comics/WBTV fans

If you're a DC Comics fan and a TV fan and you're planning on being down in San Diego for Comic-Con, I can pretty much guarantee I know where you're going to try to be on the night of Saturday, July 26.

Warner Brothers Television and DC Entertainment announced on Monday (June 30) afternoon that FOX's "Gotham," The CW's "The Flash" and "Arrow" and NBC's "Constantine" will combine forces for a three-hour event on Comic-Con Saturday evening. 

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<p>&quot;Sex&amp;Drugs&amp;Rock&amp;Roll&quot;</p>

"Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll"

Credit: FX

FX orders Denis Leary's 'Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll' to series

John Corbett stars in the rock-n-roll-themed comedy

FX is continuing its aggressive recent push into comedy with a series order for Denis Leary's typographically controversial "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll."

The "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll" -- no spaces, silly FX -- order is for 10 episodes, with the series set to premiere in 2015.

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<p>CBS&#39; &quot;Reckless&quot;</p>

CBS' "Reckless"

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TV Ratings: 'Reckless' struggles, 'Rising Star' dips, and 'Big Brother' leads Sunday

CBS rules overall and splits the key demo with ABC

Fast National ratings for Sunday, June 29, 2014.

The second week of ABC's "Rising Star" dipped from its premiere, though ABC still tied for the Sunday lead among young viewers thanks to a weak launch for CBS' "Reckless."

Despite a solid lead-in from the time period premiere of "Big Brother," "Reckless" formed a crater in the middle of CBS' Sunday lineup, forcing "Unforgettable" to bounce back in the 10 p.m. hour, helping CBS win the night overall.

On to the numbers...

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<p>NBC&#39;s &quot;Constantine&quot;</p>

NBC's "Constantine"

Credit: NBC

Take Me To The Pilots '14: NBC's 'Constantine'

Neil Marshall keeps the DC Comics' pilot interesting, but is that enough?

[In case you've Forgotten, and as I will continue to mention each and every one of these posts that I do: This is *not* a review. Pilots change. Sometimes a lot. Often for the better. Sometimes for the worse. But they change. Actual reviews will be coming in September and perhaps October (and maybe midseason in some cases). This is, however, a brief gut reaction to not-for-air pilots. I know some people will be all "These are reviews." If you've read me, you've read my reviews and you know this isn't what they look like.]

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<p>Elyes Gabel and Katharine McPhee of &quot;Scorpion&quot;</p>

Elyes Gabel and Katharine McPhee of "Scorpion"

Credit: CBS

Take Me To The Pilots '14: CBS' 'Scorpion'

'Katharine McPhee: Nerd Wrangler' gets a pilot boost from director Justin Lin

[In case you've Forgotten, and as I will continue to mention each and every one of these posts that I do: This is *not* a review. Pilots change. Sometimes a lot. Often for the better. Sometimes for the worse. But they change. Actual reviews will be coming in September and perhaps October (and maybe midseason in some cases). This is, however, a brief gut reaction to not-for-air pilots. I know some people will be all "These are reviews." If you've read me, you've read my reviews and you know this isn't what they look like.]

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<p>&quot;Black-ish&quot;</p>

"Black-ish"

Credit: ABC

Take Me To The Pilots '14: ABC's 'Black-ish'

Anthony Anderson comedy has things on its mind, no idea how to say them

[In case you've Forgotten, and as I will continue to mention each and every one of these posts that I do: This is *not* a review. Pilots change. Sometimes a lot. Often for the better. Sometimes for the worse. But they change. Actual reviews will be coming in September and perhaps October (and maybe midseason in some cases). This is, however, a brief gut reaction to not-for-air pilots. I know some people will be all "These are reviews." If you've read me, you've read my reviews and you know this isn't what they look like.]

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<p>&quot;Girl Meets World&quot;</p>

"Girl Meets World"

Credit: Disney Channel

'Girl Meets World' premieres strong on Friday, while 'Rake' limps off for FOX

'Crossbones' is now struggling for NBC

The long-awaited series premiere of "Girl Meets World" did big numbers for Disney Channel on Friday (June 27) night, but it still couldn't keep up with its lead-in, the original movie "Zapped."

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