By Margaret Lyons
Updated June 26, 2009 at 12:00 PM EDT
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Network viewers were more interested in Farrah Fawcett than Michael Jackson last night — but they still preferred CSI reruns and So You Think You Can Dance overall. Fox won the night in key demos, while ABC’s news specials were the most watched among their ilk.

Time

Show

Viewers (in millions)

8:00 p.m.

The Mentalist (CBS)
Bones (Fox)
Samantha Who? (ABC)
The Office (NBC)
Smallville (The CW)

6.7 (repeat)
4.6 (repeat)
3.7 (repeat)
3.1 (repeat)
1.5 (repeat)

8:30 p.m.

The Office (NBC)
In the Motherhood (ABC)

3.0 (repeat)
2.7 (repeat)

9:00 p.m.

CSI (CBS)
So You Think You Can Dance (Fox)
20/20 Michael Jackson Special (ABC)
Dateline: Michael Jackson Special (NBC)
Supernatural (The CW)

8.5 (repeat)
6.7
6.0
5.2
1.1 (repeat)

10:00 p.m.

20/20 Farrah Fawcett Special (ABC)
CBS News: Michael Jackson Special (CBS)
Dateline: Farrah Fawcett Special (NBC)

8.2
7.6
5.8

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