ABC’s Dancing With the Stars kicked off Season 19 on Monday with 13.6 million total viewers and a 2.4 demo rating (per finals), topping the night on both counts yet down 16 and 23 percent year over year and hitting a demo low for a premiere.
DWTS was also down from its March season opener, which did 15.4 mil/2.6.
Over on CBS, the penultimate Under the Dome (7 mil/1.6) rose 5 percent and two tenths, hitting four- and six-week highs.
Elsewhere, Fox’s double-episode MasterChef finale averaged 5.6 mil and a 2.0 and NBC’s American Ninja Warrior: USA Vs. The World (5.2 mil/1.9) were up a tenth, while The CW’s Top Model (1 mil/0.4) was flat.
NEXT MONDAY: Fox’s Gotham and Sleepy Hollow, CBS’ The Big Bang Theory and Scorpion and NBC’s The Voice and The Blacklist all premiere.