was able to take the ratings crown on Thursday, the first night of
summer primetime, with an overall 3.2 rating/10 share in the 18-49 demo,
according to Nielsen overnight numbers. The two-hour premiere of So You Think You Can Dance? drew a 3.2 during the 8-10 p.m. slot, up 7% from last year's debut.
was the only network to air new programming, as the four other
broadcast nets began the summer with repeats. CBS was second with a
1.7/5, ABC third at 1.0/3, NBC followed with a 0.9/3 and The CW rounded
out the night at 0.3/1.