Fox's 'Human Target' won the 8 p.m. hour Wednesday


 With an original HUMAN TARGET and night three of MILLION DOLLAR MONEY DROP, FOX won the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54, Teens and all key male demos.
At 8pm, HUMAN TARGET posted a 1.4/5 among Adults 18-49, down two tenths (-13%) from last week. (Note that a decline like this is expected as the Christmas holiday approaches).  HUMAN TARGET ranked #2 in the hour among Adults 18-49 and #1 in Total Viewers, Adults 18-34/25-54, Teens and all key male demos.
MILLION DOLLAR MONEY DROP at 9p delivered a 1.6/5 among Adults 18-49, down -20% from Tuesday’s telecast (2.0/6, 12/21/10).  MILLION DOLLAR MONEY DROP ranked #1 in the 9p hour among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Teens and all key male demos.

ABC aired repeats of The Middle (1.5/5), Better With You (1.5/5), Modern Family (2.0/6) and the special CMA Country Christmas (1.1/3).

CBS’s annual Home for the Holidays special posted a 0.7/2 at 8p, down -36% from last year’s telecast (1.1/4 on 12/23/09).  Repeats of Criminal Minds (1.5/4) and The Defenders (1.1/3) closed out the night.

On NBC, Undercovers (1.1/3) delivered its lowest rated telecast to date at 8p, followed by repeats of Law & Order: SVU at 9p (1.2/4) and 10p (1.7/5).

Live+Same Day Nielsen Ratings

(source: FOX)