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[06/02/11 - 08:44 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dance" Skates Past Stanley Cup Finals
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for wednesday, june 1, 2011)

Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

FOX (8.35 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1) claimed top honors on Wednesday with night two of the "So You Think You Can Dance" (8.35 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1) summer premiere.

Second place then went to NBC (4.54 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) with its opening "NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, Game 1" (4.54 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.8, #4) coverage.

Next up was ABC (5.08 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) with its all-repeat lineup of "The Middle" (5.39 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #8), another "The Middle" (5.38 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #5), "Modern Family" (6.21 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T2), another "Modern Family" (6.09 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T2), "Cougar Town" (4.05 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T6) and "Happy Endings" (3.39 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T9).

Meanwhile, CBS (6.21 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4) served up its own repeat mix of "Mike & Molly" (4.86 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #12), "Rules of Engagement" (4.61 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T9), "Criminal Minds" (7.07 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T6) and "Blue Bloods" (6.84 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T9).

And finally, repeats of "America's Next Top Model" (1.24 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #14) and a second "America's Next Top Model" (1.23 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #13) on The CW (1.24 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): None.

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

Currently not available.


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/2/10):

FOX (7.32 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) was the network to beat on Wednesday thanks to "So You Think You Can Dance" (7.59 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.8, #T1) and a second hour of "So You Think You Can Dance" (7.06 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.8, #T1).

NBC (6.69 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) then took home the silver with a new "America's Got Talent" (10.13 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.8, #T1) bookended by repeats of "Losing It With Jillian" (3.55 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.1, #13) and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (6.38 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.0, #4).

Next up was CBS (7.08 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) with its all-repeat lineup of "How I Met Your Mother" (4.53 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T9), "Rules of Engagement" (4.62 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.5, #8), "Criminal Minds" (8.06 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T5) and "CSI: NY" (8.60 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T5).

Meanwhile, ABC (4.03 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) offered up its own second run mix of "The Middle" (4.96 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T11), another "The Middle" (5.08 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T9), "Modern Family" (4.92 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.6, #7), "Cougar Town" (3.68 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T11) and a new "Happy Town" (2.76 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #14).

And finally, repeats of "America's Next Top Model" (1.28 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T15) and another "America's Next Top Model" (1.14 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T15) on The CW (1.21 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) rounded out the evening.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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