On this Wedneday night:
" The Next Best Thing (6.12 million total viewers) plunged more than two mil to place behind Deal and SYTYCD in the 8 pm hour. ABC lead-out American Inventor (6.27 mil) in turn sank 1.5 mil.
" Hidden Palms (1.48 mil) was down a bleached blonde hair. Lead-out One Tree Hill wrapped its season with 2.5 mil, a 400K bump. Now, let's do the time warp!
" SYTYCD averaged 8.88 mil over its two-hour run, a 1.3 mil drop from last Wednesday.
" The season premiere of Last Comic Standing had 6.89 million watching.
" Traveler (4.13 mil) waved goodbye to 24 percent of last week's audience.