Ratings: Dancing With the Stars Dips to Premiere Low, Dome Rises

Dancing With the Stars Ratings

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.

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Over on CBS, the penultimate Under the Dome (7 mil/1.6) rose 5 percent and two tenths, hitting four- and six-week highs.

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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.