The ratings story for Wednesday night saw “So You Think You Can Dance” giving Fox the night’s best average in the key demographic. The 1.7 rating for adults 18-49 was the best of the networks, and Fox averaged 4.7 million.
NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” matched a summer high for Wednesdays, with the results show earning a 2.2 rating among adults 18-49, which is the same rating it gained on the eve of the Olympics coverage.
Univision jumped in with a 1.5 adults ratings, which was only a tenth of a point above CBS. “Big Brother” scored a 2.1 rating in 18-49-year-old adults, which was a Wednesday high, and “Criminal Minds” and “CSI” reruns. The network had a 5.5 million viewer average for the evening.
ABC filled the night with repeats, particularly a strong 20/20 repeat special with a 1.3 adults rating at 10 p.m. ABC averaged a 1.2 rating for adults 18-49 with 3.6 million viewers.
“Oh Sit!,” an extreme musical chairs game show, had 1.3 million viewers and a 0.5 rating amongst adults 18-49. It gave the CW its strongest premiere of the summer, and the network had a 0.4 in adults for the night with 967,000 viewers, when figuring in a “Supernatural” repeat.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter