Ratings: SYTYCD Returns Down, The 100 Rises, Snowden Special Tops Slot

So You Think You Can Dance Ratings

So You Think You Can Dance opened its 11th season on Wednesday night with 5.3 million total viewers and a 1.6 demo rating — up a bit in audience yet down 16 percent in the demo versus its previous premiere (which aired in-season opposite a mighty NCIS finale).

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Leading out of a Last Comic Standing rerun, the NBC News special Inside the Mind of Edward Snowden (5.9 mil/1.3) led the 10 o’clock slot in the demo (but was edged out by a CSI rerun in total audience, 5.9 mil vs. 6.1 mil).

Elsewhere among fresh fare, The CW’s The 100 (1.7 mil/0.6) rose 16 percent and a tenth and ABC’s Motive (4 mil/0.9) was flat.

A Criminal Minds repeat drew Wednesday’s largest audience, with 7.2 million viewers.

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