so-you-think-you-can-dance-atlanta-auditions-2014-FOX.jpgFast National ratings for Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The broadcast networks were largely in reruns this week, making for a fairly quiet night ratings-wise. The only non-reruns were “So You Think You Can Dance’s” Atlanta auditions and a new episode of “Motive,” both of which were up over last week.

CBS took the top spot in total viewers, averaging 5.5 million and a 3.7 rating/7 share in households, narrowly defeating FOX, which earned 5.3 million viewers and a 3.3/6. ABC was third with 4.2 million and a 2.7/5, followed by NBC with 3.9 million and a 2.6/5 and The CW with 977,000 and a 0.7/1.

In the adults 18-49 demo, FOX won easily with a 1.7 rating, followed by the other Big 3 tied at 1.0. The CW trailed with a 0.3.

Wednesday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS: “Hawaii Five-0” rerun (5.04 million, 3.3/6)
FOX: “So You Think You Can Dance” (5.03 million viewers, 3.1/6 households)
NBC: “Law & Order: SVU” rerun (4.3 million, 2.7/5)
ABC: “The Middle” rerun (4.5 million, 2.9/6)/”The Goldbergs” rerun (3.9 million, 2.5/5)
The CW: “Arrow” rerun (970,000, 0.7/1)

18-49 leader: “So You Think You Can Dance” (1.6)

9 p.m.

FOX: “So You Think You Can Dance” (5.5 million, 3.4/6)
CBS: “Criminal Minds” rerun (5.47 million, 3.7/6)
NBC: “Law & Order: SVU” rerun (4.5 million, 3.0/5)
ABC: “Modern Family” rerun (4.1 million, 2.7/5)/”The Goldbergs” rerun (3.4 million, 2.3/4)
The CW: “The 100” rerun (983,000, 0.7/1)

18-49 leader: “SYTYCD” (1.7)

10 p.m.

CBS: “CSI” rerun (6 million, 4.1/7)
ABC: “Motive” (4.7 million, 3.1/5)
NBC: “Chicago P.D.” rerun (2.96 million, 2.0/4)

18-49 leader: Tie — “CSI” and “Motive” (1.0)

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

Posted by:Andrea Reiher

TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."