Primetime Ratings: ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Tops Night

NBC’s Snowden interview draws 5.9 million viewers

The season premiere of So You Think You Can Dance was the evening’s highest rated broadcast show, drawing a 1.6 rating among adults 18-49 across two hours, according to Nielsen overnight numbers. The premiere was down 16% from last May’s season premiere. Fox was the night’s top broadcaster, averaging a 5 share.

NBC News special Inside the Mind of Edward Snowden, which featured Brian Williams interviewing the former NSA contractor, drew a 1.3 rating in the demo and 5.9 million total viewers. NBC finished second with a 1.2 / 4.

CBS aired reruns, tying ABC for third at 1.0 / 3. ABC’s Motive was even with last week’s premiere at 0.9.

The CW averaged a 0.4 / 1. The 100 drew a 0.6 in the 18-49 demo, up one tenth from last week, and a 0.5 in the network’s target 18-35 demo.