TV ratings: CBS' 'Under the Dome' most watched of night

TV ratings: CBS' 'Under the Dome' most watched of night
Sam Verdreaux (Eddie Cahill) in a scene from "Under the Dome." (CBS)

CBS' "Under the Dome" won Monday night in viewers, elevating the network to No. 1 most watched overall.

Based on a sci-fi novel by Stephen King, the CBS show was up 5% in viewership, with roughly 7.2-million people tuning in compared with the 6.9 million last week, according to Nielsen.



An earlier version of the photo with this post incorrectly identified Eddie Cahill as Mike Vogel.


According to data provided by Canvs, a social TV platform created by social media insights firm Mashwork, there were 6,429 total tweets about this week's episode. About 37.8% of tweets contained an emotion that expressed love.

It had a rating of 1.5 in the key 18-to-49-year-old demo, tying it with Fox's "Hotel Hell" for third most watched in the key demo.

With roughly 5.5-million viewers, CBS was the first most watched of the night.

On Fox, both "Hotel Hell" and "Masterchef" saw increases in ratings. With a rating of 2.0, Gordon Ramsay's culinary showdown, up 11% from last week, was the No. 1 most watched show in the key demo.

Roughly 4-million people tuned in to "Hotel Hell," which also features Ramsay. It earned a 1.5 in the key demo, helping Fox tie with NBC for  most watched network in the desired category with a rating of 1.7.

About 5.4-million people tuned in to Fox. However, due to NFL preseason preemptions, ratings for NBC are approximate.

"American Ninja Warrior," down 5% from its most recent non-recap episode, earned a rating of 1.9 in the key demo. With roughly 6.1-million viewers, it earned the No. 2 most watched program of the night overall and in the key demo.

Also on the network, "Running Wild With Bear Grylls" was down 20% from last week with a rating of 1.2 in the key demo. About 4.2-million people tuned in, a decrease in the 4.6-million viewers who watched last week's episode, which guest-starred Channing Tatum.

ABC's "Bachelor in Paradise" decreased 13% from last week, earning a rating of 1.3 in the key demo. Also on the network, "Mistresses" was down 30%, tying its series low with a rating of 0.7 in the key demo.

"America's Next Top Model" returned to CW with the season premiere of cycle 21. However, averaging about 1.1-million viewers, the show didn't fare as well with fans.

With a rating of 0.5 in the key demo, the Tyra Banks-hosted series was down 17% from last season's premiere, which earned 0.6 in that same desired category.

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