Amateur dancers and Edward Snowden led Wednesday night's broadcast ratings, according to early numbers from Nielsen.
Over two hours, the season premiere earned a 1.6 among advertiser-desired 18-to-49-year-olds, which is down 16% from last summer's premiere and its lowest premiere ever. However, its average viewership of 5.3 million people was up slightly from last year.
A 1.6 was easily enough to beat
On the more serious end of the television universe, NBC aired news anchor Brian Williams' exclusive interview with Edward Snowden, the former contractor who leaked