American Idol Dominates Wednesday Ratings

From Variety:

“American Idol” thoroughly trounced the competition at 8 o’clock to propel Fox to a dominant win in Wednesday night’s TV race. The network’s 18-49 demos were higher than NBC, CBS and ABC’s combined.

“Idol” (10.1 rating/25 share, 26.9 million viewers) saw a slight uptick compared to last Wednesday’s broadcast in both ratings and total eyeballs. NBC’s “Knight Rider” (1.9/5, 6.1 million viewers) came in second, barely edging out a repeat of “Lost” (1.7/4, 5.2 million viewers). CBS offered a Katie Couric news special (1.2/3, 6.4 million viewers) and a repeat of “The New Adventures of Old Christine” (1.1/3, 4.9 million viewers) a half-hour later.

Season 7, on the corresponding night, it was the Miami auditions, and Idol netted 25.6M viewers and a 10.1/26 ratings share…

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