UPDATED Ratings: Mistresses Dips With Finale, Million Second Quiz Starts Solidly

Ratings Mistresses FinaleWith some Monday Night Football preemptions now factored out, ABC’s Mistresses finale drew 3.9 million total viewers and a 1.1 rating, per Nielsen finals — dipping 5 percent and two tenths week-to-week.

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NBC’s Million Second Quiz, despite lacking a critical hyphen in its name and despite experiencing “server error” snafus, opened with 6.5 million total viewers and a 1.7 rating — winning the hour, improving on American Ninja Warrior‘s week-ago 8 o’clock audience by some 20 percent while on par in the demo, and scoring the Peacock’s best numbers in the time slot since some June 24 Stanley Cup action.

ANW led out of that with 5.3 mil and a 1.6, down two tenths, while Siberia (2 mil/0.7) was flat.

The penultimate episode of The CW’s Breaking Pointe Season 2 held steady at 480K/0.2. But: Rexison!

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CBS’ Under the Dome was delayed by U.S. Open tennis overflow, so no worthy numbers to share on that front just yet.