Duets doesn't have a lot to sing about.
The series premiere of ABC's venture into singing competition shows bowed to 6.7 million viewers and a 1.7 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic Thursday. While it beat So You Think You Can Dance in viewership, Duets was down almost 30 percent in the demo from Wipeout's performance last year. Lead-out Rookie Blue (6 million, 1.4) was down from last year's premiere.
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Fox won the night in the demo with Dance, which drew 6.2 million viewers and a 2.4, down 27 percent from last summer's premiere.
The series finale of Awake
rose 30 percent to 2.8 million viewers and a 0.9.8 p.m.
CBS: The Big Bang Theory
(R) 8.2 million (2.3); Rules of Engagement
(R) 6.2 million (1.7)ABC: Duets
6.7 million (1.7) [8-10 p.m.]Fox: So You Think You Can Dance
6.2 million (2.4) [8-10 p.m.]NBC: The Office
(R) 2.4 million (0.2);The Office
1.9 million (0.7)CW: Perez Hilton All Access
0.8 million (0.3)9 p.m.
CBS: Person of Interest
(R) 7.8 million (1.4)NBC: America's Got Talent
(R) 3.7 million (1.2)CW: The Vampire Diaries
(R) 0.5 million
CBS: The Mentalist
(R) 7.8 million (1.5)ABC: Rookie Blue
6 million (1.4)NBC: Awake
2.8 million (0.9)