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Gordon Ramsay's competitive cooking reality show earned a rating of 1.9 among the advertiser-desired 18-to-49-year-old viewers, flat with last week's episode, according to preliminary numbers from Nielsen.
That was enough to beat CBS' science-fiction summer series "Under the Dome," which fell 19% from last week's season premiere to a 1.7 in 18-49, marking the series' lowest rating ever. "Under the Dome," based on a novel by
However, "Under the Dome" was still the top show in overall viewership, averaging 7.71 million people watching.
Meanwhile, NBC's "American Ninja Warrior" telecast drew 5.4 million viewers overall in its two-hour 9-11 p.m. time slot for its biggest audience so far this season and earned a 1.8 in the 18-49 demo.