CBS’s “CSI” was the number one primetime broadcast telecast for Thursday, July 17, 2008. But FOX dominated the top three with “So You Think You Can Dance” and "Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader," which claimed the second and third slots, respectively.
|2||SO YOU THINK CN DANCE-THU||FOX||8,396,000|
|3||SMARTER THAN 5TH GRADER||FOX||7,687,000|
|4||GREATEST AMERICAN DOG||CBS||6,971,000|
|7||PREMIOS JUVENTUD 08 7/17(S)-07/17/2008||UNI||5,198,000|
|8||LAST COMIC STANDING 6||NBC||4,492,000|
|9||GREY'S ANATOMY-THU 9PM||ABC||3,350,000|
|Source: The Nielsen Company (July 17, 2008)|
Overall, FOX won the night — with an average audience of 8,042,000 viewers, while CBS took second place with 7,141,000 average viewers. Univision and ABC claimed third and fourth places -- with 5,198,000 and 4,192,000 average viewers, respectively. NBC trailed distantly in fifth place with 3,971,000 average viewers.