FOX 1st hr. of 'So You Think You Can Dance' controlled then faded


FOX’s two-hour SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Top 6 performance show gave the network a win last night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, all Women and Men 18-34.

The Top 6 performed on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE and posted a 2.1/7 for the night among Adults 18-49, down from last Wednesday (-9%, 2.3/8 on 7/14/10). 

Summer-to-date SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE is outperforming its Fall’09 average on Tue/Wed, by +4% among Adults 18-49 and +10% in Total Viewers.


ABC ran repeats of The Middle at 8p (1.1/4) and 8:30p (1.2/4), followed by repeats of Modern Family (1.7/5), Cougar Town (1.0/3) and Castle (0.8/3).

On CBS, Big Brother posted a 2.2/8, down -4% from its time period premiere last week (2.3/8). Repeats of Criminal Minds (1.5/5) and CSI: NY (1.3/4) followed at 9p and 10p.

Following Minute To Win It – which posted its lowest-rated telecast ever (1.8/6), down -14% from last week –  NBC’s America’s Got Talent (2.6/8) hit an original season low, down -16% from last week and -19% from its prior Wednesday average this summer (3.2/10). A repeat Law & Order: SVU posted a 1.5/5 at 10p.

Live+Same Day Nielsen Ratings

(source; FOX)