'Dancing' Rules Tuesday for ABC
The final performances on "Dancing with the Stars" drew big ratings for
ABC averaged a 12.7 rating/20 share in primetime to take the night by a pretty wide margin.
The adults 18-49 demographic also went to ABC with a 5.7 rating. FOX, 4.1, took second in the demographic. NBC finished third at 3.6, just ahead of CBS, 3.5. The CW drew a 1.6.
"Dancing with the Stars," 16.6/25, dominated the 8 p.m. hour.
The final half-hour of "Dancing with the Stars," 18.0/26, and the debut of the
At 10 p.m., "Law & Order: SVU" moved NBC into the lead with a 9.8/16. "Show Me the Money" slid to 7.3/12 on ABC, but that was still good enough to beat the premiere of "3 Lbs.," 6.5/11, on CBS.