masterchef july 7 14 ratings TV ratings: 'Masterchef,' 'American Ninja Warrior' beat 'Under the Dome' in 18 49 MondayFast National ratings for Monday, July 7, 2014

“Under the Dome” hit its lowest rating ever Monday, finishing behind “Masterchef” and “American Ninja Warrior” in the 18-49 demographic. The show retained its total-viewer title but was down about 1.7 million viewers vs. its premiere last week.

“Masterchef” was steady in adults 18-49 and rose slightly in viewers for FOX; “24: Live Another Day” was up a bit with its next-to-last episode. “Ninja Warrior” also rose for NBC, and “The Bachelorette” had its best night since the premiere. The season finale of “Beauty and the Beast” was even with last week.

FOX led the night in viewers with 5.85 million and a 3.5 rating/6 share in households, just beating ABC (5.8 million, 3.9/7) and CBS (5.78 million, 3.6/6). NBC took fourth with 4.9 million viewers and a 2.9/5. The CW (1.2 million, 0.7/1) trailed.

FOX also won the adults 18-49 race with a 1.7 rating. ABC and NBC tied for second at 1.5, while CBS came in at 1.3. The CW posted a 0.4.

Monday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

ABC: “The Bachelorette” (6.7 million viewers, 4.4/8 households)
FOX: “Masterchef” (5.7 million, 3.3/6)
CBS: “2 Broke Girls” rerun (4.7 million, 3.0/5)/”Mom” rerun (4.5 million, 2.9/5)
NBC: “Last Comic Standing” rerun (4 million, 2.6/5)
The CW: “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” reruns (1.5 million, 0.9/2)

18-49 leader: “Masterchef” (1.9)

9 p.m.

ABC: “The Bachelorette” (6.9 million, 4.5/7)
FOX: “24: Live Another Day” (6 million, 3.7/6)
NBC: “American Ninja Warrior” (5.2 million, 3.1/5)
CBS: “Mike & Molly” rerun (5.3 million, 3.4/6)/”Two and a Half Men” rerun (4.7 million, 3.1/5)
The CW: “Beauty and the Beast” season finale (876,000, 0.5/1)

18-49 leader: “The Bachelorette” (1.8)

10 p.m.

CBS: “Under the Dome” (7.7 million, 4.7/8)
NBC: “American Ninja Warrior” (5.55 million, 3.2/6)
ABC: “Mistresses” (3.75 million, 2.6/5)

18-49 leader: “American Ninja Warrior” (1.9)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company.

Posted by:Rick Porter