‘So You Think You Can Dance’ gives Fox #2 ranking on Tuesday


Last night’s, 12/8/09, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Top 8 performance show posted a 2.4/6 among Adults 18-49, up +9% week over week among both Adults 18-49 (vs. 2.2/6) and Adults 18-34 (2.4/7 vs. 2.2/6) and up +7% in Total Viewers (6.2 vs. 5.8 Mil.).

FOX ranked No. 2 for the night among Adults 18-49 (tie) and Adults 18-34.

ABC’s annual A Charlie Brown Christmas (3.7/11) matched its performance last year (3.7/10 on Mon 12/8/08) while the new animated holiday special Prep & Landing posted a 4.1/11 at 830p.  Following week two of Scrubs (2.3/6), the season premiere of Better Off Ted delivered a 1.5/4, down -29% from its series premiere last spring (on 3/18/09) and down -12% from its last telecast (on 4/22/09).  A repeat of The Forgotten posted a 1.3/4 at 10p.
CBS’ NCIS (2.8/8), NCIS: LA (2.4/6) and The Good Wife (1.9/5) were repeats.
NBC’s Biggest Loser 8 finale (5.0/13) was up +6% from its Spring finale on 5/02/08. The Jay Leno Show (2.9/8) benefitted from the lead and posted a gain from its last Tuesday original on 11/24/09.

(source: data and information provided by Fox. Live+Same Day Nielsen Ratings)