TV Ratings: Obama draws viewers, but FOX wins Wednesday

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Fast National ratings for Wednesday, June 3, 2009

FOX did well for itself Wednesday night as viewers tuned in to see the dwindling number of dancers on the network's reality competition show.

FOX came in first place for the night with a 5.4 rating/9 share, just ahead of NBC's second-place 5.1/9. CBS followed with a 4.6/8, then ABC, 2.8/5, and finally The CW, 0/7/1.

The adults 18-49 demo crown also went to FOX, 3.4, well ahead of NBC's 2.1, CBS's 1.8., ABC's 1.6 and The CW's 0.4.

FOX started off in the lead at 8 p.m. with the first part of its "So You Think You Can Dance" Las Vegas trials, 5.1/9. ABC's "Wipeout," however, was close with a 4.7/8. Third place went to NBC's "I'm a Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here," 3.2/6, with CBS' reruns of "Old Christine" and "Gary Unmarried," 3.1/6, nipping on its heels. The CW's "America's Next Top Model" repeat only got a 0.8/1.

At 9 p.m., Obama's White House special pulled ahead with a 6.0/10. FOX's dance party was still going strong though with a 5.7/10, followed by CBS' "Criminal Minds" rerun, 5.6/9. ABC fell with a double dose of "The Goode Family" averaging a mere 1.6/3. The CW trailed with a repeat of "Hitched or Ditched."

NBC also maintained its lead in the 10 o'clock hour with "Law & Order," 6.0/10. A rerun of CBS' "CSI: NY," took in a 5.1/9, while ABC finished the night with "The Unusuals," 2.0/4.

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change.

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