ABC's decision to air an original episode of Mistresses (2.5 million/0.5 rating) on Independence Day saw the series plunge to lows.
Before that, it was an encore of The Bachelorette (2.5 million/0.5 rating).
Fox went with an encore of So You Think You Can Dance (1.7 million/0.4 rating) and the finale of Houdini & Doyle (1.7 million/0.4 rating).
The CW went with two hours of Whose Line Is Anyway? (0.8 million viewers/0.2 rating).
CBS went with Boston Pops Fireworks (4.7 million/0.7 rating).
And NBC went with Macy's 4th of July Firework Display (7 million/1.5 rating).
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