Cat Deeley of 'So You Think You Can Dance'
Among adults 18-49, FOX averaged a 2.6 rating, topping NBC's 2.1 rating in the key age range. CBS was third with a 1.5 rating, beating out ABC's 0.9 rating and the 0.5 rating for The CW.
Overall, though, NBC won the night with an estimated 8.125 million viewers and a 5.0 rating/9 share. FOX was second with a 4.0/7, edging out the 3.9/7 for CBS. ABC was fourth with a 2.2/4, leaving The CW in fifth with a 0.9/2.
NBC started the night in first overall with a 4.2/8 for an "America's Got Talent" repeat. CBS' "TV's Greatest Surprises" special was second with a 4.1/8. FOX's "So You Think You Can Dance" was a close third with a 3.9/7 and won the hour in the key demographic with a 2.5 rating. ABC's repeats of "The Middle" finished fourth, with The CW's "America's Next Top Model" repeat doing a 0.9/2 for fifth.
A new "America's Got Talent" improved to a 6.6/11 for NBC in the 9 p.m. hour, also winning in the key demo with a 3.0 rating. FOX's "So You Think You Can Dance" was second with a 4.1/7 and a 2.7 demo rating. The end of CBS' "Surprises" special and a "Rules of Engagement" repeat had CBS in third with a 3.6/6. ABC's repeats of "Modern Family" and "Cougar Town" averaged a 2.5/4 for fourth, while The CW's "America's Next Top Model" repeat trailed.
In the 10 p.m. hour, CBS' repeat of "Criminal Minds" and NBC's repeat of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" both averaged a 4.1/7 and a 1.6 demo rating. ABC's new "Happy Town
" had a 1.6/3 and averaged just under 2.2 million viewers in third.
All ratings information comes from preliminary Fast National Nielsen data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are subject to change.