So You Think You Can Dance sees week-over-week gains

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June 16th, 2009

via FOX press release:

NATIONAL NIELSEN RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 8 - 14, 2009

Summer hit So You Think You Can Dance and longtime Saturday night leaders COPS and AMERICA’S Most Wanted delivered large audiences last week despite steep competition from the NBA Finals.  So You Think You Can Dance continued its reign as the #1 show of the summer among Adults 18-49, and FOX ended the week at No. 2 among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

On Wednesday night from 8-10p, the Top 20 performed on So You Think You Can Dance and posted a 3.3/10 among Adults 18-49, outperforming the show’s most recent telecast by +6% among Adults 18-49, by +13% among Adults 18-34 and by +6% among Total Viewers. The dance competition was the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34, easily beating originals of ABC’s Wipeout and The Unusuals and NBC's I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here. In fact, So You Think You Can Dance beat ABC's Wipeout in head to head competition from 8-10p by +10% among Adults 18-49, +46% among Adults 18-34 and +2% among Total Viewers.

At 9pm on Thursday the first two of the Top 20 contestants were eliminated on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, which delivered a 3.3/9 among Adults 18-49.  SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE was up compared to the previous Thursday telecast by +6% in Adults 18-49, +10% in Adults 18-34 and +5% in Total Viewers, and also showed impressive growth over the same night last year (6/12/08), increasing +14% in Adults 18-49, +17% in Adults 18-34 and +8% in Total Viewers. SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE ranked No. 2 in its hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens (behind ABC’s NBA Finals Game 4) and No. 1 in all key female demos.

On Saturday, back to back episodes of COPS at 8p and 8:30p ranked No. 1 in their respective half hours among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34/25-54 and all key male and female demos.  At 9p, AMERICA’S Most Wanted won in its hour among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34/25-54 and all key male and female demos.

Program Rankers

FOX had 4 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-49: SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE- THU (No. 6 tie), SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE-WED (No. 6 tie), Family Guy (No. 13) and HOUSE (No. 20).

FOX had 7 of the Top 20 programs among Adults 18-34:  SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE- WED (No. 5), SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE-THU (No. 6), Family Guy (No. 9), KING OF THE HILL (No. 12 tie), THE Simpsons (No. 12 tie), American Dad (No. 16) and HOUSE (No. 17).

FOX had 10 of the Top 20 programs among Teens: SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE- WED (No. 6), SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE-THU (No. 7), Family Guy (No. 8), THE Simpsons (No. 10), American Dad (No. 12), KING OF THE HILL (No. 13), American Dad SUN 7:30p (No. 19 tie), AMERICA’S Most Wanted (No. 19 tie), HOUSE (No. 19 tie) and KING OF THE HILL SUN 7:00p (No. 19 tie).

FOX had 2 of the Top 20 programs in Total Viewers: SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE- WED (No. 11) and SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE-THU (No. 12).

NIGHTLY AND PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS -  JUNE 8 - 14, 2009

MONDAY

8:00-9:00      HOUSE (R): (A18?49: 1.9/6, 5.9 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 3.9/7)

9:00-10:00    BONES (RS): (A18?49: 1.6/4, 5.5 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 3.7/6)

8:00-10:00    FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.7/5, 5.7 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 3.8/6)

A HOUSE repeat at 8p (1.9/6) ranked No. 3 in its 8p hour among Adults 18-49, No. 2 in Adults 18-34 and Teens and No. 1 in Men 18-34.

TUESDAY

8:00-9:00      HOUSE (R): (A18?49: 1.3/4, 3.9 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.6/5)

9:00-10:00    MENTAL: (A18?49: 1.4/4, 4.7 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 3.1/5)

8:00-10:00    FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.4/4, 4.3 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.9/5)

At 8p, a repeat HOUSE (1.3/4) ranked No. 3 in the hour among Adults 18-49 (tie), Adults 18-34 and No. 2 in Teens.

FOX ranked No. 3 for the night among Adults 18-34 and Teens.

WEDNESDAY

8:00-10:00    SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE-WED: (A18?49: 3.3/10, 8.7 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 5.3/9)

With the Top 20 performing, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE posted a 3.3/10 among Adults 18-49 and outperformed its telecast last Thursday by +6% among Adults 18-49 (3.3/10 vs. 3.1/9), by +13% among Adults 18-34 (3.5/11 vs. 3.1/9) and by +6% among Total Viewers (8.7 vs. 8.2 Mil).

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE was the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34, outperforming originals of ABC’s Wipeout and The Unusuals and NBC's I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here.

In fact, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE beat ABC's Wipeout in head to head competition from 8-10p by +10% among Adults 18-49 (3.3/10 vs. 3.0/9), +46% among Adults 18-34 (3.5/11 vs. 2.4/8) and +2% among Total Viewers (8.7 vs. 8.5 Mil).

Compared to its first half hour, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE gained substantially in its last half hour among Adults 18-49 (+20%, 3.6/10 vs. 3.0/10), Adults 18-34 (+27%, 3.8/11 vs. 3.0/11) and in Total Viewers (+18%, 9.3 vs. 7.9 Mil).

FOX won the night among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34/25-54, Teens, Men 18-34 and Women 18-49/18-34/25-54.

THURSDAY

8:00-9:00      BONES (R): (A18?49: 1.6/5, 5.7 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 3.6/7)

9:00-10:00    SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE: (A18?49: 3.3/9, 8.6 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 5.3/9)

8:00-10:00    FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 2.5/8, 7.2 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 4.5/8)

At 8p a repeat BONES (1.6/5) ranked No. 2 in its hour among Adults 18-49 and No. 1 among Total Viewers.

At 9p the first two of the Top 20 were eliminated on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE which delivered a 3.3/9 among Adults 18-49.  SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE was up compared to its previous Thursday telecast by +6% in Adults 18-49 (3.3/9 vs. 3.1/9), +10% in Adults 18-34 (3.4/10 vs. 3.1/9) and +5% in Total Viewers (8.6 vs. 8.2 Mil.) and also showed impressive growth over the same night last year (6/12/08), increasing +14% in Adults 18-49 (3.3/9 vs. 2.9/8), +17% in Adults 18-34 (3.4/10 vs. 2.9/10) and +8% in Total Viewers (8.6 vs. 8.0 Mil.)  SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE ranked No. 2 in its hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens (behind ABC’s NBA Finals Game 4) and No. 1 in all key female demos.

FOX ranked No. 2 for the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens and No. 1 in key female demos.

FRIDAY

8:00-9:00      DON’T FORGET THE LYRICS: (A18?49: 1.2/5, 3.8 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.5/5)

9:00-10:00    MENTAL (R): (A18?49: 0.7/2, 2.5 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 1.7/3)

8:00-10:00    FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 0.9/4, 3.1 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.1/4)

At 8p, DON’T FORGET THE LYRICS ranked No. 2 in its time period among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 (behind only Game 7 of the NHL Finals).

SATURDAY

8:00-8:30      COPS (R): (A18?49: 1.1/5, 3.3 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.2/5)

8:30-9:00      COPS 2 (R): (A18?49: 1.3/5, 3.9 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.5/5)

9:00-10:00    AMERICA’S Most Wanted: (A18?49: 1.3/5, 4.2 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.7/5)

8:00-10:00    FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.2/5, 3.9 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.5/5)

Cops at 8p and Cops 2 at 830p ranked No. 1 in their respective half hours among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34/25-54, Women 18-49/18-34/25-54 and Men 18-49/18-34/25-54.

At 9p, AMERICA’S MOST WANTED ranked No. 1 in its hour among Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 18-34/25-54, Women 18-49/18-34/25-54 and Men 18-49/18-34/25-54.

FOX ranked No. 1 for the night on a total primetime basis among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34/25-54, Women 18-49/18-34/25-54 and Men 18-49/18-34/25-54.

SUNDAY

7:00-7:29      KING OF THE HILL (R): (A18?49: 0.8/3, 2.1 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 1.3/3)

7:29-7:59      American Dad (R): (A18?49: 1.1/4, 2.4 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 1.5/3)

7:59-8:31      Simpsons (R): (A18?49: 1.8/6, 3.9 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.3/4)

8:31-9:00      KING OF THE HILL (R): (A18?49: 1.8/6, 3.8 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.2/4)

9:00-9:31      Family Guy (R): (A18?49: 2.1/6, 4.2 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.5/4)

9:31-10:00    AMERICAN DAD (R): (A18?49: 1.6/4, 3.5 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.1/4)

7:00-10:00    FOX PRIME: (A18?49: 1.5/5, 3.3 Mil Total Viewers, HH: 2.0/4)

At 8p the repeat THE Simpsons (1.8/6) ranked No. 2 in its half hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens and a repeat KING OF THE HILL (1.8/6) also ranked No. 2 in the 8:30p half hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

At 9p a repeat FAMILY GUY (2.1/6) placed No. 2 in its half hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens while a 9:30p repeat of AMERICAN DAD (1.6/4) also ranked No. 2 in the half hour in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

At 7p a repeat KING OF THE HILL (0.8/3) ranked No. 2 in the half hour among Adults 18-49 (tie) and No. 1 in Adults 18-34 and Teens.  At 7:30p a repeat AMERICAN DAD (1.1/4) placed No. 2 among Adults 18-49 and No. 1 among Adults 18-34 and Teens.

FOX ranked No. 2 for the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.

JUNE 8 - 14, 2009

TOTAL PRIMETIME

ADULTS 18?49         ADULTS 18?34         VIEWERS (Mil)

FOX   1.8/6                FOX    1.7/6               FOX    5.1

ABC   2.7/9                ABC    2.6/9              ABC    7.3

CBS   1.4/5                CBS    0.9/3               CBS    6.9

NBC   1.7/5               NBC    1.4/5               NBC    5.0

 
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