'So You Think You Can Dance' winner gets by NBC's 'Talent' Wednesday


Airing the SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Top 3 performance show, FOX ranked No. 1 last night on a total primetime basis among Adults 18-49 (tie), Adults 18-34, Teens (tie), Women 18-49/18-34 and Men 18-34.

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE posted a 2.1/7 for the night among Adults 18-49 — identical to last week and up +5% in Adults 18-34 – and was the highest-rated program of the night among young adults.  Summer-to-date SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE is up +7% in Total Viewers from its Fall’09 Tues/Wed average.


ABC ran repeats of The Middle at 8p (1.1/4) and 8:30p (1.1/4), followed by repeats of Modern Family (1.3/4), Cougar Town (1.0/3) and Castle (0.9/3).

On CBS, week five of Big Brother (2.4/8) was in line with last Wednesday’s telecast. Repeats of Criminal Minds (1.6/5) and CSI: NY (1.2/4) followed at 9p and 10p.

Following a Minute To Win It (1.9/6) that was down -10%, NBC’s America’s Got Talent (2.7/8) was low, down -4% from last Wednesday and down -13% from its prior average on the night this summer (3.1/9). A repeat Law & Order: SVU posted a 1.8/6 at 10p.
The CW aired a repeat America’s Next Top Model at 8p (0.5/2), followed by an original Plain Jane at 9p (0.5/2).

Live+Same Day Nielsen Ratings

(source: FOX)