"Under The Dome" trounces competition with more than 11 million viewers
It was crowded at the top on Monday night as CBS, ABC and Univision tied for the top spot in the ratings. CBS's "Under the Dome" was easily the highest-rated and most-watched show.
CBS, ABC and Univision each had a 1.7 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic. CBS was first in total viewers with an average of 6.8 million, according to preliminary numbers. ABC was second with 5.7 million. Univision was third with 4.2 million.
After reruns, CBS aired "Under the Dome" at 10 p.m. It earned a 2.8/8 and had 11.4 million viewers.
ABC aired "The Bachelorette" at 8, which got a 1.9/6 and had 6.5 million viewers. At 9, "Mistresses" received a 1.2/4 and 4.1 million viewers.
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NBC was fourth in ratings with a 1.3/4 and fourth in total viewers with 4 million. "American Ninja Warrior" at 8 earned a 1.6/5 and 5.2 million viewers. At 9, "Get Out Alive" received a 1.4/4 and 3.7 million viewers. The special, "NBC News: Royal Baby" earned a 1.0/3 and 3.1 million viewers.
Fox was fifth in both ratings with a 0.7/2 and in total viewers with 1.9 million. It aired entirely reruns.
Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.6/2 and sixth in viewers with 1.6 million.
The CW, which aired repeats, was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in total viewers, with 632,000.