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Broadcast TV Ratings for Wednesday, June 20, 2007

FOX’s two-hour edition of So You Think You Can Dance? leads the network to an easy victory among viewers and adults 18-49. CBS’s presentation of AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movies, keeps the network close among households.

Fox finished in first place for the evening with a 5.4/10 household rating, 9.05 million total viewers and a 3.8/12 rating among adults 18-49.

  • Last Week:
    • Households – 5.8/10 rating [#1]
    • Viewers – 8.94 million [#1]
    • Adults 18-49 – 3.6/12 rating [#1]
  • 8:00-10:00 p.m.: A two-hour edition of So You Think You Can Dance? (5.4/10 HH rating, 9.05M viewers, 3.8/12 A18-49) once again led the FOX network to an easy victory on Wednesday night.  Though things were closer among households (with CBS back by only two-tenth of a point) things were much further apart among viewers (+1.35M) and adults 18-49 (+1.7 over NBC).  In fact, the series managed to slightly increase its audience from last week, showing the most growth among adults 18-49 (+6%).
    • Week-to-week numbers (9:00 p.m.):
      • Households – 5.8/10 to 5.4/10
      • Viewers – 8.94M to 9.05M
      • Adults 18-49 – 3.6/12 to 3.8/12

CBS followed in second place for the evening with a 5.2/9 household rating and 7.70 million viewers, but was tied for third among adults 18-49 with a 1.9/6 rating.

  • Last Week:
    • Households – 4.2/7 rating [#3]
    • Viewers – 6.00 million [#3]
    • Adults 18-49 – 1.7/5 rating [#4]
  • 8:00-11:00 p.m.: The special AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movies (5.2/9 HH rating, 7.70M viewers, 1.9/6 A18-49 rating) did pretty well for CBS, all things considered.  Its best performance was among households, but more impressive was its growth from last week’s CBS programming by 24% among households, 28% among viewers and 12% among adults 18-49.
    • Last week’s numbers (Creature Comforts-REPEAT – 8:00 p.m.):
      • Households – 2.5/5
      • Viewers – 3.48M
      • Adults 18-49 – 1.2/4
    • Last week’s numbers (Creature Comforts-REPEAT – 8:30 p.m.):
      • Households – 2.1/4
      • Viewers – 3.10M
      • Adults 18-49 – 1.1/4
    • Last week’s numbers (Criminal Minds-REPEAT – 9:00 p.m.):
      • Households – 4.6/8
      • Viewers – 6.69M
      • Adults 18-49 – 1.8/5
    • Last week’s numbers (CSI: NY-REPEAT – 10:00 p.m.):
      • Households – 5.6/10
      • Viewers – 8.01M
      • Adults 18-49 – 2.1/6

ABC finished in third place for the evening with a 3.7/7 household rating and 5.58 million viewers, but was tied for third among adults 18-49 with a 1.9/6 rating.

  • Last Week:
    • Households – 3.6/7 rating [#4]
    • Viewers – 5.52 million [#4]
    • A18-49 – 1.9/6 rating [#3]
  • 8:00 p.m.: The Next Best Thing: Who Is The Greatest Celebrity Impersonator (4.1/8 HH rating, 6.22M viewers, 2.0/7 A18-49 rating) held firm in its third week, basically posting identical ratings to last week.
    • Week-to-week numbers:
      • Households – 4.1/8 to 4.1/8
      • Viewers – 6.19M to 6.22M
      • Adults 18-49 – 2.1/7 to 2.0/7
  • 9:00 p.m.: American Inventor (4.1/7 HH rating, 6.13M viewers, 2.1/6 A18-49 rating) also stayed relatively consistent with its performance from the week prior, and managed to tick slightly upwards among viewers from its lead-in.
    • Week-to-week numbers:
      • Households – 3.9/7 to 4.1/7
      • Viewers – 6.29M to 6.13M
      • Adults 18-49 – 2.2/6 to 2.1/6
  • 10:00 p.m.: Traveler (3.0/5 HH rating, 4.41M viewers, 1.6/5 A18-49 rating) registered a much needed boost after three straight weeks of declining ratings.  Most significant was its solid increase among adults 18-49 of 23%.  Anyone else still annoyed a bit by ABC basically dumping this enjoyable and promising series in the summer?  Only three episodes are left to be aired and then, barring a miracle, that’s pretty much all that’s left for the limited run series.
    • Week-to-week numbers:
      • Households – 2.9/5 to 3.0/5
      • Viewers – 4.07M to 4.41M
      • Adults 18-49 – 1.3/4 to 1.6/5

NBC followed in fourth place for the evening with a 3.6/6 household rating and 5.49 million viewers, but managed a stronger second place finish among adults 18-49 with a 2.1/7 rating.

  • Last Week:
    • Households – 4.7/9 rating [#2]
    • Viewers – 7.29 million [#2]
    • A18-49 – 2.5/8 rating [#2]
  • 8:00 p.m: A repeat of last week’s Last Comic Standing (2.6/5 HH rating, 3.94M viewers, 1.5/5 A18-49 rating) got things going a little slowly, especially considering how much more powerful a Deal or No Deal episode was last week.  But, there really isn’t too much that NBC can put in this timeslot.  The network will be running a few episode of Most Outrageous Moments during this time slot in the upcoming weeks.  They’ll likely perform better.
    • Last week’s numbers (Deal or No Deal):
      • Households – 5.2/10
      • Viewers – 7.98M
      • Adults 18-49 -1.8/6
  • 9:00 p.m.: After below average numbers for its season premiere last week, week two of Last Comic Standing (3.7/6 HH rating, 5.94M viewers, 2.6/8 A18-49 rating) dipped again.  The show was off by 1 million viewers (16%), 14% among households and 10% among adults 18-49.  Though these declines are disappointing, and the overall audience is fairly low for an original episode of a series on broadcast television, its A18-49 rating is still fairly solid.
    • Last week’s numbers (Last Comic Standing– 9:00-11:00 p.m.):
      • Households – 4.4/8 to 3.7/6
      • Viewers – 6.94M to 5.94M
      • Adults 18-49 – 2.9/8 to 2.6/8
  • 10:00 p.m.: Dateline NBC (4.5/8 HH rating, 6.58M viewers, 2.3/7 A18-49 rating).

The CW finished in fifth place for the evening with a 1.2/2 household rating, 1.63 million viewers and a 0.6/2 rating among adults 18-49.

  • Last Week:
    • Households – 1.3/2 rating [#5]
    • Viewers – 1.85 million [#5]
    • Adults 18-49 – 0.8/2 rating [#5]
  • 8:00 p.m.: Hidden Palms (1.1/2 HH rating, 1.49M viewers, 0.5/2 A18-49 rating), whose numbers will likely go down when finals are released due to pre-emptions, was up a tad over last week and that carried over to…
    • Week-to-week numbers (combining both hours this evening to last week’s 8:00 p.m. episode):
      • Households – 1.0/2 to 1.2/2
      • Viewers – 1.37M to 1.63M
      • Adults 18-49 – 0.5/2 to 0.6/2
  • 9:00 p.m.: Another episode of Hidden Palms (1.2/2 HH rating, 1.76M viewers, 0.6/2 A18-49 rating) which improved a bit over its lead-in.  But who are we kidding.  These are terrible numbers for an original series.
    • Last week’s numbers (One Tree Hill – season finale):
      • Households – 1.6/3
      • Viewers – 2.33
      • Adults 18-49 – 1.0/3
GO TO WEEKLY RATINGS PAGE

Note: Comparison’s from the week prior (or episode-to-episode, etc.) are based on final nationals. Ratings for the current day are based on fast nationals, unless otherwise noted. The final rating for episodes that aired this evening will be reported the following week. So for example, the final rating for tonights episode of “So You Think You Can Dance?” will be reported in next weeks report for Wednesday, June 27, 2007.

Also keep in mind that because these are fast national ratings, numbers may increase or decrease when the final nationals are released.

Source: Fast/Final National Ratings Data from Nielsen Media Research and PIFeedback

  • matt

    bad ratings for Hidden Palms on the CW but with so many ways to watch tv nowadays is it any wonder ratings are low. Also Traveller looked good at the pilot presentation it is a shame that its been shuntted to a summer series but sometimes summer series work

  • matt

    bad ratings for Hidden Palms on the CW but with so many ways to watch tv nowadays is it any wonder ratings are low. Also Traveller looked good at the pilot presentation it is a shame that its been shuntted to a summer series but sometimes summer series work