Head to head at 9pm, NBC’s America’s Got Talent trumped Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance? in the adults 18-49 demo 3.3 to 3.0, but the competition’s lack of bench strength on Wednesday again gave the nightly demo win to Fox.
This Wednesday looked a lot like last week, with a tight race at 8pm between So You Think You Can Dance? and Wipeout, and another at 9pm between Dance and Talent. But the fact that Fox fills the entire night with Dance, and the competition’s got only a single competitive hour once again allowed Fox to win the night in the adults 18-49 demo.
At 10pm, Primetime: Crime jumped 42% in the demo vs. last week’s premiere. Better crimes? or was it the Michael Jackson effect? And while The Philanthropist was down 0.1 rating point to a 1.4 in the 18-49 demo from last week, it may have found its floor (somewhere in the sub-basement) for the summer.
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating||18-49 Share||18-34 Rating||18-34 Share||Viewers Live+SD (million)|
|8:00||FOX||So You Think You Can Dance?||2.8||10||2.9||11||7.251|
|NBC||America’s Got Talent (repeat)||1.6||6||1.0||4||6.198|
|CBS||New Adventures of Old Christine (repeat)||1.0||4||0.6||2||4.083|
|CW||America’s Next Top Model (repeat)||0.3||1||0.3||1||0.945|
|8:30||CBS||Gary Unmarried (repeat)||1.1||4||0.7||3||3.972|
|9:00||NBC||America’s Got Talent||3.3||10||2.2||7||11.691|
|FOX||So You Think You Can Dance?||3.0||9||3.1||10||7.678|
|ABC||I Survived A Japanese Game Show||1.5||5||1.4||5||4.092|
|CBS||Criminal Minds (repeat)||1.5||4||0.7||2||6.977|
|CW||America’s Next Top Model (repeat)||0.4||1||0.4||2||0.924|
|CBS||CSI: NY (repeat)||1.5||5||0.9||3||7.171|
Shows are sorted by Adults 18-49 rating in each time slot.
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