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SYTYCD Brings Ratings Victory to FOX

FOX (5.74 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) was the network to beat with a full night of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (5.74 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T1).

Here are the other highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

NBC (5.45 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then took home the silver with repeats of "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" (4.60 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5) and "Up All Night" (2.77 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #13) followed by a new "America's Got Talent" (7.88 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T1) and a repeat of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (4.79 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5).

Next up was ABC (3.86 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) and its mix of "The Middle" (3.80 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10), "Suburgatory" (3.32 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10), "Modern Family" (3.73 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T3), another "Modern Family" (3.77 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T3) and a new "Final Witness" (4.28 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.12 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) offered up the season finale of "Dogs in the City" (4.69 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #12) alongside repeats of "Criminal Minds" (5.21 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7) and "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (5.45 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7).

And finally, repeats of "America's Next Top Model" (0.76 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14) and a second "America's Next Top Model" (0.67 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14) on The CW (0.71 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Top Model" delivered a 0.6 rating at 8:00/7:00c and a 0.6 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+57.14% - Final Witness
0.00% - Dogs in the City (vs. 6/27/12)
-5.00% - So You Think You Can Dance (vs. 6/27/12)
-32.14% - America's Got Talent (vs. 6/27/12)
Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+22.22% - Final Witness (vs. Primetime Nightline)
5.56% - So You Think You Can Dance
-32.14% - America's Got Talent
-65.38% - Dogs in the City (vs. Big Brother 13)
In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):
In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 2.8/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.1/5; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.9/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.5/2; "Nightline," 0.9/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.3/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/4 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2 with an encore).


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