American Idol wins the night, but dips into the teens…
Led by the live American Idol Results Show, Fox dominated Wednesday, beating the distant No 2 network (NBC in total viewers; ABC in adults 18-49) by 6.80 million viewers and 110 percent in the demo.
Fox opened the evening on a winning note, with recent entry Human Target at 8.18 million viewers and a 2.3 rating/8 share among adults 18-49, which was up week to week by 1.38 million viewers (6.80 to 8.18 million viewers) and 15 percent in the demo (2.0/ 6 to 2.3/ 8). All prior comparisons are based on the final nationals. American Idol followed with 19.96 million viewers and a 6.5/18 among adults 18-49 at 9 p.m.