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Local Nielsen ratings snapshot (Fri.-Mon., June 28 to July 1) -- Dome-inatrix

CBS’ summertime smash just got smashier.

Monday’s Episode 2 of the 13-part Under the Dome rolled up 337,326 D-FW viewers in the 9 p.m. hour, improving on the 309,789 it drew last week.

Dome also significantly upped its haul of advertiser-prized 18-to-49-year-olds, from 98,871 to 140,334. Those are big totals for any time of the year, but monstrous for a summer series. Left for dead opposite Dome was NBC’s premiere of the “reality-competition” series Siberia, which ran fourth at 9 p.m. with 61,958 total viewers and just 15,947 in the 18-to-49 demographic.

CBS also won in total viewers from 7 to 9 p.m. with a quartet of sitcom repeats. But ABC’s two-hour edition of The Bachelorette topped those hours among 18-to-49-year-olds.

The Texas Rangers also scored, with nice-sized ratings for their three-game weekend home series against the Cincinnati Reds.

Friday’s game on TXA21 averaged 247,831 total viewers to easily rank as the day’s most-watched TV attraction. The Rangers also drew more 18-to-49-year-olds than anything else on the air.

The Saturday game on Fox fared even better with 268,484 total viewers while Sunday afternoon’s Rangers-Reds finale on Fox Sports Southwest had 220,294 viewers. Both games also ruled their time slots among 18-to-49-year-olds.

Here are Friday’s and Monday’s local news derby results:

Friday -- WFAA8 swept the 10 p.m. competitions in total viewers and 25-to-54-year-olds, the main advertiser target audience for news programming.

Fox4 ran the table at both 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. while also notching a 6 p.m. win in the 25-to-54 demographic. CBS11 had the most viewers at 6 p.m.

Monday -- Capitalizing on the big lead-in audience from Dome, CBS11 rolled to dominant wins at 10 p.m. in both ratings measurements.

Fox4 had another doubleheader win at 6 a.m. Two more sweeps, at 5 and 6 p.m. respectively went to NBC5 and WFAA8. So yes, it was an exceedingly rare day in which each of the four major local news players controlled one of the four major battle zones. Double-dip Ice cream cones for all.

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