Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance" inched up slightly to give the network an overall win for the night, while Game 1 of the NHL Stanley Cup series dropped considerably from last year, according to preliminary numbers.
Airing "So You Think You Can Dance" from 8 to 10 p.m., Fox took first place in the advertiser-cherished 18-49 demographic and total viewers with an average 2.6 rating/8 share and 7 million. Wednesday night's "So You Think You Can Dance" inched up 8 percent in the demo from last week's premiere.
CBS took second place in ratings and total viewers with an average 1.3/4 and 6.5 million. The network ran repeats with the exception of the premiere of "Dogs in the City," which posted a 1.3/4 in the demo with 6.7 million total viewers.
ABC shared third place in the ratings with Univision with an average 1.2/4, and took third in total viewers with an average 3.6 million. The network aired reruns throughout the night.
Univision took fourth place in total viewers with an average 3.1 million total viewers.
NBC came in fourth in ratings and fifth in total viewers with an average 1.0/3 and 2.7 million. The network aired Game 1 of the Stanley Cup hockey face-off. Though the nature of live sports render the network's numbers approximate, early numbers indicate that the game dropped 44 percent in the demo from last year's Game 1, which drew a 1.8/6.