Under The Dome Season 2 Premiere Is Summer's Highest-Rated Scripted Program In Adults 18-49

CBS' Under the Dome returned for its second season last night and is the highest rated summer season scripted show in the 18-49 demographic.

At 10:00 p.m., Under the Dome was first in viewers (9.38m), adults 25-54 (2.9/08) and adults 18-49 (2.2/07).  Under the Dome topped its nearest competitor by more than +3 million viewers (+49% over The Bachelor) and by +16% in adults 18-49 (over Masterchef).

It's worth noting that Season One of Under the Dome was one of the most time-shifted programs across all platforms. All 13 episodes of Under the Dome in DVR playback had the highest playback audience (+3.834 million viewers) of any CBS show that aired during the 2012-13 broadcast year and the second-highest of any series on any network for the same period.


Under the Dome airs Mondays at 10 p.m. ET on CBS.