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FOX Dances to Wednesday's Top Spot


Fast National ratings for Wednesday, May 28, 2008

FOX and CBS waged a close battle for ratings supremacy Wednesday, with FOX's dancers edging the Eye's crime-fighters to gain a victory.

CBS had a small edge in households for the night, averaging a 6.0 rating/10 share. FOX (5.8/10), though, brought in more total viewers -- 9.27 million to 9.02 million for CBS. ABC finished third at 4.0/7. NBC's 2.8/5 was good for fourth, and The CW trailed at 1.6/3.

FOX scored a sizable win among adults 18-49 with a 3.6 rating. ABC took second in the key ad demographic with a 2.1, narrowly beating CBS' 2.0 and NBC's 1.9. The CW drew a 0.9.

"So You Think You Can Dance" put FOX on top at 8 p.m. with a 5.3/9. CBS was right behind with a prime-time "Price Is Right," 5.2/9. "Wife Swap" posted a 4.0/7 for ABC. Game 3 of the NHL's Stanley Cup Finals earned a 2.5/4 for NBC, beating out a repeat of "Farmer Wants a Wife" on The CW.

"Criminal Minds," 6.4/10, gave CBS the household lead at 9 p.m., but FOX had a narrow lead in viewers with the second hour of "So You Think You Can Dance," 6.3/10. ABC held onto third with "Supernanny," 4.4/7, and NBC's hockey game stayed in fourth. A new "Farmer Wants a Wife" delivered a 1.8/3 for The CW.

CBS took sole possession of first place at 10 p.m. with "CSI: NY," 6.3/11. "Men in Trees" scored a 3.7/6 for ABC, and the Stanley Cup game improved to 3.1/5 on NBC.

  • Ratings information is taken from fast national data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change, especially in the case of live telecasts.
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