sytycd 81011 ratings 320 TV ratings: 'So You Think You Can Dance' up with final performances, CBS leads WednesdayFast National ratings for Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011

The final performance show of the season gave “So You Think You Can Dance” an uptick in the ratings Wednesday, helping FOX score a demographic win for the night. CBS finished on top in viewers, edging ahead of NBC, which saw “America’s Got Talent” dip again.

CBS averaged 6.7 million viewers and a 4.5 rating/7 share in households for the night, topping the 6.3 million viewers and 3.9/6 for NBC. FOX (5.7 million, 3.6/6) finished third overall. ABC (4.1 million, 2.8/5) came in fourth, and The CW trailed with 1.1 million viewers and a 0.8/1.

FOX led a tightly bunched field in the adults 18-49 demo, scoring a 1.9 rating. CBS took second with a 1.8, and ABC and NBC tied for third at 1.7. The CW scored a 0.4.

]]>8 p.m. CBS: “Big Brother 13” (7.2 million viewers, 4.7/8 households)
FOX: “So You Think You Can Dance” (5.55 million, 3.6/6)
NBC: “Minute to Win It” (4.8 million, 3.0/5)
ABC: “The Middle” rerun (4.2 million, 2.8/5)/”Modern Family” rerun (4.5 million, 2.9/5)
The CW: “America’s Next Top Model” rerun (1.15 million, 0.8/1) 18-49 leader: “Big Brother 13” (2.7) 9 p.m. NBC: “America’s Got Talent” results (9.3 million, 5.7/9)
FOX: “So You Think You Can Dance” (5.8 million, 3.6/6)
CBS: “Criminal Minds” rerun (5.6 million, 3.8/6)
ABC: “Modern Family” rerun (4.8 million, 3.1/5)/”Happy Endings” rerun (3 million, 2.0/3)
The CW: “America’s Next Top Model” rerun (1.1 million, 0.7/1) 18-49 leader: “America’s Got Talent” (2.4) 10 p.m. CBS: “CSI” rerun (7.2 million, 4.9/8)
NBC: “Love in the Wild” (4.6 million, 2.9/5)
ABC: “Primetime Nightline: Celebrity Secrets” (4.2 million, 2.9/5) 18-49 leader: “Love in the Wild” (1.5) Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company. More ratings at Zap2it: Daily, weekly and cable

Posted by:Rick Porter