That said, the reality contest was down 23 percent from last Wednesday’s launch (which, yes, is BAU) and off 26 percent from last summer’s Sunday night opener.
Leading out of BB, an encore of the Under the Dome premiere added 5 mil and a 1.1 to the summer hit’s haul, which at last tally (with Live+3 DVR numbers) had reached 16.7 mil/4.3.
Over on ABC, Celebrity Wife Swap (3.2 mil/1.0) dropped 23 and 29 percent from its season premiere, while Whodunnit? (3.2 mil/1.0) suffered similar decreases.
NBC’s Crossing Lines (3.7 mil/0.7) shed 16 percent of its premiere audience but held tight to that demo number.
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Dexter and Ray Donovan premiere ratings can be found here.