Primetime Ratings: 'Dance' Finale Dominates Thursday

Fox reality series nets 9.8 million viewers

The season finale of "So You Think You Can Dance" dominated primetime viewing Thursday, crowning Fox the night's champion among adults 18-49 and viewers overall, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.

Perhaps the most striking development of the night was that ABC barely edged the CW in the demo.

Thursday's 18-49 ratings arranged themselves in neat blocks among the networks, with three CBS shows falling in place behind "Dance," followed by five NBC entries, ABC's three offerings and finally a pair from the CW.

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