CBS Most-Watched Network for 8th Consecutive Week; "Under the Dome" Is Top Broadcast

CBS spins the numbers for the week of August 12-18.

TV ratings: 'Under the Dome' holds steady and leads Monday, 'Ninja Warrior' off a little

Fast National ratings for Monday, Aug. 19, 2013CBS reclaimed the top spot in Monday's ratings thanks to "Under the Dome," which was steady with its performance last week. There was less competition for the lead as ABC aired repeats from 8 to 10 p.m., with "Mistresses" falling from its recent numbers with a weaker lead-in. "American Ninja Warrior" and "Get Out Alive" were down a little for NBC, but "Siberia" rose a bit in viewers and was steady in adults 18-49.CBS scored 6.2 million viewers and a 4.1 rating/7 share in households for the night. ABC (3.9 million, 2.7/4) beat out NBC (3.5 million, 2.0/3) for second place. FOX came in fourth with 1.6 million viewers and a 1.1/2, and The CW (715,000, 0.5/1) trailed.CBS also led the 18-49 demographic, albeit with just a 1.4 rating. NBC took second with a 1.1. ABC's 0.9 took third, followed by FOX, 0.7, and The CW, 0.2.Monday hour...

'Under the Dome's' Mike Vogel: 'Actors are the dumbest group of individuals essentially out there'

Born in Pennsylvania to a family with two grandfathers who fought in World War II, Mike Vogel now plays Army veteran Dale "Barbie" Barbara in CBS' Monday limited series "Under the Dome," based on the Stephen King novel of the same name.Barbie is on a mission and has plenty of secrets and angst, but Vogel is a happily married father of three daughters. He also doesn't think much of actors opining on world issues."I grew up a plumber's son in Philadelphia," he tells Zap2it. "No one stuck a microphone in my dad's face, saying, 'What's your view on gun control?' But why would they care what I think? On paper, actors are the dumbest group of individuals essentially out there."Most of us have not gone to college. However, we never stop learning. Because of what we do, we're constantly researching, constantly learning. However, my opinion versus my dad's in Philadelphia doesn't hold any weight."He's also...

Under the Dome Season 1 Episode 9 “The Fourth Hand”

Under the Dome  Season 1 Episode 9 “The Fourth Hand” airs Monday, August 19 at 10/9c Episode Synopsis : “The Fourth Hand” – Big Jim and Barbie discover their lives are more intertwined than they knew when a mysterious woman, Maxine, shows up unexpectedly in Chester’s Mill, on UNDER THE DOME, Monday, August 19 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Natalie Zea (“Justified”) guest stars as Maxine. Read More...