That’s the best CBS drama premiere of the season, people!
It’s crazy that it was not just the cast and crew sitting patiently waiting for the right numbers and the right words to come out today into tomorrow, but this WHOLE DAMN TOWN, too! Wilmywood was anxiously googling to see who is saying what. Well, finally we can shed a little light! I will be updating this particular blog as more comes in throughout the day and week.
The Official Press Release from CBS is in:
13.14 MILLION VIEWERS GO “UNDER THE DOME”
The Most-Watched Summer Drama Premiere on Any Network Since 1992
“Under The Dome” is CBS’s Most-Watched Summer Premiere Among Any Genre Since “Big Brother” in 2000 and Best in Adults 18-49 Since 2005
CBS premiere of UNDER THE DOME, based on the bestselling novel by acclaimed author Stephen King and produced by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television, delivered 13.14 million viewers, the most-watched summer drama premiere on any network since 1992, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Monday, June 24.
The premiere of UNDER THE DOME, broadcast against NBC’s final game of the Stanley Cup Finals (Boston Bruins vs. Chicago Blackhawks), averaged 13.14 million viewers, 3.2/09 in adults 18-49 and 4.3/11 in adults 25-54. This is the most-watched summer drama premiere broadcast on any network since 1992 (CBS’s “2000 Malibu Road”). In addition, UNDER THE DOME delivered CBS’s largest audience among any genre for a summer series premiere since 2000 (“Big Brother”). It was also the best delivery in adults 18-49 among any genre, for a summer series premiere on CBS since June 7, 2005 (“Fire Me”).
Among all broadcast network drama series premieres this television year, UNDER THE DOME posted the second-highest adult 18-49 rating (tied with “The Following”) and adults 25-54 ratings.
Updated ratings will be available later today.
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