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Continuum ends strong, Futurama rises + 49 other genre shows

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Sep 4, 2013, 4:13 PM EDT

As we get closer to the fall premieres, it's time for yet another summer finale.

Continuum closed out its second season Friday with a very nice boost to viewers and ratings, while both Wilfred and Futurama got boosts in their penultimate episodes and Under the Dome climbed back over 11 million viewers for the first time in weeks. Basically, it was good week for genre TV.

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


MONDAY, August 26

Under the Dome (CBS) 11.11 million viewers/2.5/7 share

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Under the Dome got another boost this week to top 11 million viewers for the first time in nearly a month. Every time you think this show's going to stay down, it climbs back.

Shows on Hiatus

Bates Motel (A&E) — Returns 2014

Beauty and the Beast (CW) — Returns October 7

Being Human (Syfy) — Returns 2014

Defiance (Syfy) — Returns June 2014

Lost Girl (Syfy) — Returns 2014

Teen Wolf (MTV) — Returns January, 2014

Tron: Uprising (Disney XD) — Returns Unknown

Warehouse 13 (Syfy) — Returns 2014

Canceled Shows

Alphas (Syfy)


TUESDAY, August 27

Shows on Hiatus

Dreamworks Dragons (TOON) — Returns September 10

Person of Interest (CBS) — Returns September 24

Supernatural (CW) — Returns October 8


WEDNESDAY, August 28

Futurama (Comedy) 1.39 million viewers/0.8

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Futurama got a very nice boost for its best overall night since last year. Just one more left, folks.

Shows on Hiatus

American Horror Story (FX) — Returns October 9

Arrow (CW) — Returns October 9

Revolution (NBC) — Returns September 25


THURSDAY, August 29

Wilfred (FX) 0.83 million viewers/0.4


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Wilfred got a huge boost this week, doubling both its viewership and its ratings score for the show's best broadcast since last August. Maybe there's still some life in this show after all. 

Shows on Hiatus

Archer (FX) — Returns 2014

The Big Bang Theory (CBS) — Returns September 26

Elementary (CBS) — Returns September 26

Hannibal (NBC) — Returns 2014

Saving Hope (NBC) — Returns Unknown

The Vampire Diaries (CW) — Returns October 3

Canceled Shows

Last Resort (ABC)

Save Me (NBC) 


FRIDAY, August 30

Continuum (Syfy) 1.36 million viewers/0.4

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Continuum closed out its second season with a nice boost, finishing with its second-best night of the year (after the season premiere). We'll see it again soon.

Shows On Hiatus

Da Vinci's Demons (Starz) — Returns 2014

Grimm (NBC) — Returns October 25

Haven (Syfy) — Returns September 13

The Neighbors (ABC) — Returns September 20

Completed Shows

Fringe (FOX) — Run ended after five seasons

Merlin (Syfy) — Run ended.

Spartacus (Starz) — Run ended.

Canceled Shows

Cult (CW)

Touch (FOX)


SATURDAY, August 31

Shows on Hiatus

Doctor Who (BBC) -- Returns November 23

Orphan Black (BBC) -- Returns April 2014

In The Flesh (BBC) — Returns Spring 2014

Completed Shows

Being Human (BBC) 

Primeval: New World (Syfy) 

Sinbad (Syfy) 

Canceled Shows

666 Park Avenue (ABC)

Bedlam (BBC)

Clone Wars (TOON) 

Zero Hour (ABC)


SUNDAY, September 1

Shows on Hiatus

Falling Skies (TNT) — Returns 2014

Game of Thrones (HBO) — Returns Spring 2014

Once Upon a Time (ABC) — Returns September 29

True Blood (HBO) — Returns 2014

The Walking Dead (AMC) — Returns October 13