under the dome season 2 premiere ratings TV ratings: 'Under the Dome' Season 2 premiere down but still solid for CBSFast National ratings for Monday, June 30, 2014

The Season 2 premiere of “Under the Dome” was down nearly 3 million viewers and more than half a point in adults 18-49 from its Season 1 finale. It was still, however, the most-watched show of the night by a decent margin and was enough to propel CBS to a win in total viewers, despite the rest of the Eye’s lineup being reruns. It was also the most-watched scripted program of the summer so far in adults 18-49.

Elsewhere, “The Bachelorette,” “Mistresses,” “Masterchef” and “Beauty and the Beast” were all up slightly over last week and “24: Live Another Day” held steady.

CBS led the night in viewers with 6.9 million and a 4.4 rating/7 share in households, followed by ABC at 5.6 million and a 3.7/6, FOX at 5.5 million and a 3.4/6, NBC at 3.98 million and a 2.3/4 and The CW at 1.3 million and a 0.8/1.

In the adults 18-49 demographic, FOX took first with a 1.7 rating, followed by CBS (1.6), ABC (1.4), NBC (1.2) and The CW (0.4).

Monday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

ABC: “The Bachelorette” (6.2 million viewers, 4.1/7 households)
FOX: “Masterchef” (5.2 million, 3.2/6)
CBS: “2 Broke Girls” rerun (4.8 million, 3.2/6)/”Mom” rerun (4.5 million, 2.9/5)
NBC: Special – “Harry Potter: The Making of Diagon Alley” (3 million, 1.9/3)
The CW: “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” reruns – 2 episodes (1.7 million, 1.0/2)

18-49 leader:
“Masterchef” (1.9)

9 p.m.

CBS: “The Big Bang Theory” reruns – 2 episodes (6.6 million, 4.3/7)
ABC: “The Bachelorette” (6.4 million, 4.2/7)
FOX: “24: Live Another Day” (5.8 million, 3.6/6)
NBC: “American Ninja Warrior” rerun (4.2 million, 2.4/4)
The CW: “Beauty and the Beast” (812,000, 0.5/1)

18-49 leader: “The Big Bang Theory” (1.7)

10 p.m.

CBS: “Under the Dome” Season 2 premiere (9.4 million, 5.7/10)
NBC: “American Ninja Warrior” rerun (4.7 million, 2.6/5)
ABC: “Mistresses” (4.1 million, 2.8/5)

18-49 leader: “Under the Dome” (2.2)

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

Posted by:Andrea Reiher

TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."