NBC’s “America's Got Talent” was the top-ranked primetime telecast on broadcast TV for Wednesday, September 17, 2008, drawing an average of just over 12.2 million viewers.
FOX’s “Bones” claimed second place, with an average audience of just over 9.8 million, and CBS’s "Criminal Minds" rounded out the top three, drawing an average of almost 8.7 million viewers.
|1||AMERICA'S GOT TALENT-WED||NBC||12,235,000|
|5||LAW AND ORDR:CRIM INT9/17(S)-09/17/2008||NBC||7,025,000|
|6||AL DIABLO CON GUAPOS WED||UNI||5,875,000|
|7||FUEGO EN LA SANGRE WED||UNI||5,097,000|
|9||OLD CHRISTINE 8:30PM SP(S)-09/17/2008||CBS||4,591,000|
|10||OLD CHRISTINE - 8PM SP(S)-09/17/2008||CBS||4,384,000|
|Source: The Nielsen Company (September 17, 2008)|
Overall, NBC won the night with an average audience of almost 10.5 million viewers, while FOX took second place with approximately 7.2 million average viewers. CBS and Univision claimed third and fourth places -- with roughly 7.1 million and 4.7 million average viewers, respectively. ABC and the CW followed in fifth and sixth places with average audiences of just over 4 million and 3 million viewers, respectively.