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JUN
21
2 YEARS

TV Ratings: Justin Bieber Special Barely Registers on Wednesday Night

UPDATED: The pop star's fans don't really turn out for his hour on NBC, while "So You Think You Can Dance" tops a lot of encores.

Justin Bieber All Around the World Special - H 2012
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Fox took Wednesday night in viewers and multiple demos thanks to a relatively steady So You Think You Can Dance. Down just a tenth of a point with adults 18-49 from last week, the two-hour broadcast pulled a 2.4 adults rating and 6.5 million viewers. The series was up almost 10 percent from the same night last summer.

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CBS and ABC, both stuck in mostly encores, tied for second place in the demo with a 1.2 rating among 18-49-ers. CBS had one new broadcast, an episode of Dog in the City that was down a tenth of a point from last week for a 1.0 adults rating. ABC's lone original didn't fare much better, with Duets earning a 1.1 rating among 18-49-ers during a special time. The Eye topped ABC in viewers, 5.8 over 4.2 million.

NBC led into back-to-back encores of Law & Order: SVU with the first part of its special, Justin Bieber: All Around the World. The hour brought in a 0.9 rating among adults 18-49 and 3.3 million viewers. It was down nearly a point in the demo from the network's last concert special: Adele: Live in London -- though that broadcast was on a much more advantageous Sunday night and the Bieber crowd skews considerably younger.

Encores of America's Next Top Model earned a 0.4 in the demo for The CW and just north of 1 million viewers.