Finale: ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ taps out ratings to last season


Last night’s, 12/16/09, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE finale performance show delivered a 2.3/7 among Adults 18-49, on par with last week and its prior season average.  In addition, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE was up in Total Viewers by +2% week over week and +7% versus its prior season average.

At 9p special GORDON RAMSAY COOKALONG LIVE posted a 1.7/5 among Adults 18-49.

Following a special encore of A Charlie Brown Christmas (2.3/7) at 8p, ABC’s Scrubs (1.8/5) and Better Off Ted (1.3/3) both delivered their lowest ratings of the season.  Scrubs was down -14% from its prior season average (2.1/6) and Ted was -13% below last week’s premiere (1.5/4).  A repeat of The Forgotten posted a 1.0/3 at 10p.

CBS’ NCIS (4.3/13) was on par with its last original telecast on 11/24, NCIS: LA (3.6/10) was down -16% versus that same week and The Good Wife (2.8/8) was about average.

Night two of NBC’s Sing Off (2.6/7) outperformed its premiere performance on Monday (2.3/6, up +13%) while The Jay Leno Show (1.8/5) was down -38% from last Tuesday.

(source: data and information by Fox)