TV ratings: 'Under the Dome' and 'The Bachelorette' rise Monday but 'Breaking Pointe' struggles

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under-the-dome-july-22.jpgFast National ratings for Monday, July 22, 2013

Monday was a pretty decent night for the broadcast networks, as several shows improved on their ratings from last week. "Under the Dome" was once again the night's top show, improving in both viewers and adults 18-49 for the second straight week.

"The Bachelorette" also ticked up with its "Men Tell All" episode, and ABC's "Mistresses" was also up. So were "American Ninja Warrior" and "Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls" for NBC. The good news didn't extend to the premiere of The CW's "Breaking Pointe," however -- it was down significantly from its debut a year ago. NBC's news special on the birth of the royal baby also didn't do much business.

CBS brought in 6.8 million viewers and a 4.4 rating/7 share in households for the night. ABC (5.7 million, 4.0/6) came in second, a good ways ahead of NBC (4 million, 2.5/4). FOX came in fourth with 1.9 million viewers and a 1.2/2. The CW (632,000, 0.4/1) trailed.

ABC and CBS tied for the top spot among adults 18-49 with 1.7 ratings. NBC was third at 1.3, followed by FOX, 0.7, and The CW, 0.2.

Monday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

ABC:
"The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All" (6.3 million viewers, 4.5/8 households)
NBC: "American Ninja Warrior" (5.2 million, 3.2/5)
CBS: "How I Met Your Mother" rerun (4.1 million, 2.8/5)/"2 Broke Girls" rerun (4 million, 2.8/5)
FOX: "Raising Hope" reruns (2.1 million, 1.3/2)
The CW: "Hart of Dixie" rerun (726,000, 0.5/1)

18-49 leader: "The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All" (1.8)

9 p.m.

ABC:
"The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All" (6.6 million, 4.5/7)
CBS: "2 Broke Girls" rerun (4.8 million, 3.3/5)/"Mike & Molly" rerun (5.2 million, 3.5/6)
NBC: "Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls" (3.7 million, 2.2/3)
FOX: "New Girl" rerun (1.7 million, 1/1/2)/"The Mindy Project" rerun (1.7 million, 1.1/2)
The CW: "Breaking Pointe" season premiere (537,000, 0.4/1)

18-49 leader: "The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All" (2.0)

10 p.m.

CBS:
"Under the Dome" (11.4 million, 7.0/12)
ABC: "Mistresses" (4.1 million, 2.9/5)
NBC: Special - "The Little Prince" (3.05 million, 2.0/3)

18-49 leader: "Under the Dome" (2.8)

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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Photo/Video credit: CBS