TV ratings: 'Bachelorette' finale leads ABC to Monday win, 'Under the Dome' falls

bachelorette-finale-2013-ratings.jpgFast National ratings for Monday, Aug. 5, 2013

The season finale of "The Bachelorette" recorded season highs across the board Monday, giving ABC a ratings win for the night.

Also Tuesday, "Under the Dome" was down a bit for CBS but remained solid as the network's blackout on Time Warner Cable doesn't seem to be having a big effect on ratings. "Get Out Alive" was up a little for NBC.

ABC averaged 8.7 million viewers and a 5.8 rating/9 share in households for the night, leading second-place CBS (6.3 million, 4.1/7) by a pretty good margin. NBC (3.5 million, 2.1/3) came in third. FOX took fourth with 1.75 million viewers and a 1.1/2, and The CW trailed with 564,000 viewers and a 0.4/1.

ABC's 2.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic was a point better than CBS' 1.6. NBC was third with a 1.1, followed by FOX, 0.7, and The CW, 0.2.

Monday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

ABC:
"The Bachelorette" season finale (8.35 million viewers, 5.6/9 households)
NBC: "American Ninja Warrior" (4.9 million, 2.9/5)
CBS: "How I Met Your Mother" rerun (3.9 million, 2.7/5)/"2 Broke Girls" rerun (3.9 million, 2.7/4)
FOX: "Raising Hope" reruns - two episodes (1.9 million, 1.2/2)
The CW: "Hart of Dixie" rerun (712,000, 0.5/1)

18-49 leader: "The Bachelorette" (2.4)

9 p.m.

ABC:
"The Bachelorette" season finale (9.3 million, 6.2/10)
CBS: "2 Broke Girls" rerun (4.6 million, 3.1/5)/"Mike & Molly" rerun (4.8 million, 3.3/5)
NBC: "Get Out Alive With Bear Grylls" (3.8 million, 2.1/3)
FOX: "New Girl" rerun (1.6 million, 1.0/2)/"The Mindy Project" rerun (1.6 million, 1.0/2)
The CW: "Breaking Pointe" (415,000, 0.3/0)

18-49 leader: "The Bachelorette" (2.8)

10 p.m.

CBS:
"Under the Dome" (10.2 million, 6.3/10)
ABC: "The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose" (8.3 million, 5.6/9)
NBC: "Siberia" (1.9 million, 1.2/2)

18-49 leader: "Under the Dome" and "The Bachelorette" tied at 2.5

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

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