so you think you can dance season 11 finale ratings TV ratings: 'So You Think You Can Dance' finale down; 'Taxi Brooklyn' upFast National ratings for Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

The Season 11 finale for “So You Think You Can Dance” was up over last week’s episode on FOX, though it was down slightly over the Season 10 finale a year ago.

Over on NBC, “America’s Got Talent” was up nearly a million viewers to match a four-week high; “Taxi Brooklyn” was also up nearly a million viewers to post its second-highest ratings of the summer. On CBS, “Big Brother” was down slightly, while “Extant” was up slightly. “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” was also up for The CW.

The total viewers win went to NBC with 7.3 million viewers and a 4.5 rating/8 share in households. CBS was next with 5.7 million and a 3.6/6, followed by FOX at 4.1 million and a 2.6/4, AC at 3.6 million and a 2.4/4 and The CW at 1.4 million and a 0.9/1.

In the adults 18-49 demographic, CBS was on top with a 1.4 rating, followed by NBC and FOX tied at 1.3. ABC was fourth a 1.1 and The CW trailed with 0.5.

Wednesday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS: “Big Brother” (6.5 million viewers, 3.9/7)
NBC: “America’s Got Talent” rerun (6.4 million, 3.8/7)
ABC: “The Goldbergs” rerun – two episodes (4 million, 2.7/5)
FOX: “So You Think You Can Dance” finale (3.996 million, 2.5/4)
The CW: “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” (2.1 million, 1.2/2)

18-49 leader: “Big Brother” (2.2)

9 p.m.

NBC: “America’s Got Talent” (10.1 million, 6.0/10)
CBS: “Criminal Minds” rerun (4.9 million, 3.1/5)
FOX: “So You Think You Can Dance” finale (4.2 million, 2.6/4)
ABC: “The Goldbergs” rerun – two episodes (3.4 million, 2.1/4)
The CW: “The 100” rerun (786,000, 0.5/1)

18-49 leader: “America’s Got Talent” (1.9)

10 p.m.

CBS: “Extant” (5.8 million, 3.8/7)
NBC: “Taxi Brooklyn” (5.5 million, 3.8/7)
ABC: “Modern Family” rerun – two episodes (3.3 million, 2.3/4)

18-49 leader: “Modern Family” rerun (1.1)

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."