cat deeley 320 TV ratings: FOX does a victory 'Dance' WednesdayFast National ratings for Wednesday, June 2, 2010

The Wednesday debut of “So You Think You Can Dance” didn’t pull huge ratings, but they were strong enough to give FOX a win for the night. Night two of “America’s Got Talent,” meanwhile, fell off some from its premiere Tuesday.

FOX led the night with 7.3 million viewers and a 4.5 rating/8 share in households, holding off CBS (7.1 million, 4.7/8) for the win. NBC was not far behind with 6.7 million viewers and a 4.2/7. ABC (4 million, 2.7/5) took fourth, and The CW trailed with 1.2 million viewers and a 0.8/1.

The adults 18-49 title also went to FOX, which was the only network to break the 2.0 barrier on the night, finishing at 2.8. NBC finished second with a 1.9, followed by CBS at 1.6. ABC averaged 1.2 in the demo and The CW 0.5.

Wednesday’s hourly numbers:

8 p.m.

FOX: “So You Think You Can Dance” (7.6 million viewers, 4.6/8 households)
ABC: “The Middle” reruns – two episodes (5 million, 3.3/6)
CBS: “How I Met Your Mother” rerun (4.5 million, 3.1/6)/”Rules of Engagement” rerun (4.6 million, 3.1/6)
NBC: “Losing It with Jillian” rerun (3.55 million, 2.3/4)
The CW: “America’s Next Top Model” rerun (1.3 million, 0.9/2)

18-49 leader: “So You Think You Can Dance” (2.8)

9 p.m.

NBC: “America’s Got Talent” (10.1 million, 6.0/10)
CBS: “Criminal Minds” rerun (8.1 million, 5.3/9)
FOX: “So You Think You Can Dance” (7.1 million, 4.3/7)
ABC: “Modern Family” rerun (4.9 million, 3.2/5)/”Cougar Town” rerun (3.7 million, 2.5/4)
The CW: “America’s Next Top Model” rerun (1.1 million, 0.7/1)

18-49 leader: “America’s Got Talent” and “SYTYCD” tied at 2.8

10 p.m.

CBS: “CSI: NY” rerun (8.6 million, 5.8/10)
NBC: “Law & Order: SVU” rerun (6.4 million, 4.2/7)
ABC: “Happy Town” (2.8 million, 2.0/3)

18-49 leader: “Law & Order: SVU” (1.9)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company.

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