Dome climbs higher, True Blood slips + 49 other genre shows

After two straight weeks of losing viewers, Under the Dome proved this week that it's still got juice.

The CBS drama rebounded big in its fourth week, earning more than 11 million viewers for the first time since its premiere. Meanwhile, even a drop in viewers and ratings couldn't rattle True BloodTeen Wolf stayed strong, Wilfred slipped, and Falling Skies got a nice boost. 

Check out the numbers and commentary below to see how your favorite shows are doing in Live + Same Day ratings.


MONDAY, July 15

Teen Wolf (MTV) 1.81 million viewers/0.8

Teen Wolf basically broke even this week for another good Monday. 

Under the Dome (CBS) 11.13 million viewers/2.7/8 share

Under the Dome got a nice boost to its viewers after two straight weeks of drops, putting it back over the 11-million-viewer mark. Not that it was in trouble, but that's definitely a confidence boost.

Shows on Hiatus

Bates Motel (A&E) — Returns 2014

Being Human (Syfy) — Returns 2014

Defiance (Syfy) — Returns 2014

Lost Girl (Syfy) — Returns 2014

Revolution (NBC) — Returns Fall 2013

Tron: Uprising (Disney XD) — Returns Unknown

Warehouse 13 (Syfy) — Returns 2014

Canceled Shows

Alphas (Syfy)


TUESDAY, July 16

Shows on Hiatus

Grimm (NBC) — Returns Fall 2013



Futurama (Comedy) 1.13 million viewers/0.7

Futurama lost viewers again this week but held on to its demo score for an OK episode. We'll see if those final episodes can give it a rebound.

Shows on Hiatus

Arrow (CW) — Returns Fall 2013

Futurama (Comedy) — Returns June 19, 2013

American Horror Story (FX) — Returns October, 2013

Dragons: Riders of Berk (TOON) — Returns Sept. 10, 2013

The Neighbors (ABC) — Returns Fall 2013

Supernatural (CW) — Returns Fall 2013



Wilfred (FX) 0.60 million viewers/0.3

Wilfred dropped again this week to hit its lowest point of the season so far. We'll see if it can bounce back.

Shows on Hiatus

Archer (FX) — Returns Unknown

Beauty and the Beast (CW) — Returns Fall 2013

The Big Bang Theory (CBS) — Returns Fall 2013

Elementary (CBS) — Returns Fall 2013

Hannibal (NBC) — Returns 2014

Haven (Syfy) — Returns 2013

In The Flesh (BBC) — Returns Unknown

Person of Interest (CBS) — Returns Fall 2013

Save Me (NBC) — Returns Unknown

Saving Hope (NBC) — Returns Unknown

The Vampire Diaries (CW) — Returns Fall 2013

Wilfred (FX) — Returns 2013

Canceled Shows

Last Resort (ABC)


FRIDAY, July 19

Continuum (Syfy) 1.21 million viewers/0.4

Continuum lost a few viewers but held on to its demo score for a solid Friday.

Shows On Hiatus

Da Vinci's Demons (Starz) — Returns 2014

Completed Shows

Fringe (FOX) — Run ended after five seasons

Merlin (Syfy) — Run ended.

Spartacus (Starz) — Run ended.

Canceled Shows

Cult (CW)

Touch (FOX)



Being Human (BBCA) 0.11 million viewers/0.0

Being Human lost a bit from its already-low viewership, but since we're running down the final season, it doesn't matter much.

Sinbad (Syfy) 0.73 million viewers/0.1

Sinbad took a bit of a drop this week, cutting its demo score in half. Let's see if it bounces back after the crazy Comic-Con weekend.

Primeval: New World (Syfy) 0.91 million viewers/0.1

Primeval: New World held on to its viewership but took a big hit to its demo score. We'll see if that continues.

Zero Hour (ABC) 1.79 million viewers/0.3/1 share


Zero Hour dropped a few viewers but held on to its ratings score for another predictably low Saturday.

Shows on Hiatus

Doctor Who (BBC) -- Returns 2013

Orphan Black (BBC) -- Returns Unknown

Canceled Shows

666 Park Avenue (ABC)

Bedlam (BBC)

Clone Wars (TOON) 


SUNDAY, July 21

True Blood (HBO) 4.47 million viewers/2.4

True Blood dropped a bit but still managed to pull off a very strong Sunday. 

Falling Skies (TNT) 3.74 million viewers/1.3

Falling Skies got a boost across the board this week for its best episode since the season premiere.

Shows on Hiatus

Game of Thrones (HBO) — Returns 2014

Once Upon a Time (ABC) — Returns Fall, 2013

The Walking Dead (AMC) — Returns Fall, 2013


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