American Idol Ratings Fall Vs Last Week’s Premiere, Still Leads the Night

American Idol is down 15% vs last Wednesday’s premiere. Last season’s comparable episode earned 5.4 in the demo, with 16 million viewers. It dropped 10% from the 2013 premiere.

VIA TV By The Numbers

On FOX American Idol earned a 4.0 down 15 percent from a 4.7 for last week’s premiere, but up 3 percent from a 3.9 for last Thursday’s episode.

8:00

FOX American Idol (8-10PM) 4.0/11 13.24
ABC The Middle 2.2/7 8.14
NBC Revolution 1.5/4 5.30
CBS The Crazy Ones – R 0.8/2 4.11
CW Arrow 0.8/2 2.46

8:30

ABC Suburgatory 1.8/5 6.09
CBS Mom – R 0.9/2 4.15

9:00

ABC Modern Family 3.5/9 9.74
CBS Criminal Minds 2.2/6 10.39
NBC Law & Order: SVU 1.8/5 6.64
CW The Tomorrow People 0.5/1 1.40

9:30

ABC Super Fun Night 1.7/4 5.15

10:00

CBS CSI 1.6/5 9.49
NBC Chicago PD 1.6/5 6.27
ABC Nashville 1.4/4 4.97

Half Hour Breakdown via Marc Berman

8:00 p.m.

ABC – The Middle
Viewers: 8.14 million (#2), A18-49: 2.2/ 7 (#2)

CBS – The Crazy Ones (R)
Viewers: 4.11 million (#4), A18-49: 0.8/ 2 (#4t)

NBC – Revolution
Viewers: 5.63 million (#3), A18-49: 1.6/ 5 (#3)

Fox – American Idol
Viewers: 12.08 million (#1), A18-49: 3.5/10 (#1)

CW – Arrow
Viewers: 2.52 million (#5), A18-49: 0.8/ 2 (#4t)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – Suburgatory
Viewers: 6.09 million (#2), A18-49: 1.8/ 5 (#2)

CBS – Mom (R)
Viewers: 4.15 million (#4), A18-49: 0.9/ 2 (#4)

NBC – Revolution
Viewers: 4.96 million (#3), A18-49: 1.4/ 4 (#3)

Fox – American Idol
Viewers: 14.10 million (#1), A18-49: 4.3/12 (#1)

CW – Arrow
Viewers: 2.41 million (#5), A18-49: 0.8/ 2 (#5)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – Modern Family
Viewers: 9.74 million (#3), A18-49: 3.5/ 9 (#2)

CBS – Criminal Minds
Viewers: 10.08 million (#2), A18-49: 2.2/ 6 (#3)

NBC – Law & Order: SVU
Viewers: 6.26 million (#4), A18-49: 1.8/ 5 (#4)

Fox – American Idol
Viewers: 13.27 million (#1), A18-49: 4.0/10 (#1)

CW – The Tomorrow People
Viewers: 1.47 million (#5), A18-49: 0.5/ 1 (#5)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – Super Fun Night
Viewers: 5.15 million (#4), A18-49: 1.7/ 4 (#4)

CBS – Criminal Minds
Viewers: 10.71 million (#2), A18-49: 2.2/ 6 (#2)

NBC – Law & Order: SVU
Viewers: 7.01 million (#3), A18-49: 1.9/ 5 (#3)

Fox – American Idol
Viewers: 13.48 million (#1), A18-49: 4.1/11 (#1)

CW – The Tomorrow People
Viewers: 1.37 million (#5), A18-49: 0.5/ 1 (#5)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – Nashville
Viewers: 5.13 million (#3), A18-49: 1.5/ 4 (#3)

CBS – CSI
Viewers: 9.67 million (#1), A18-49: 1.7/ 5 (#1)

NBC – Chicago PD
Viewers: 6.32 million (#2), A18-49: 1.6/ 4 (#2)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – Nashville
Viewers: 4.82 million (#3), A18-49: 1.3/ 4 (#3)

CBS – CSI
Viewers: 9.30 million (#1), A18-49: 1.6/ 5 (#1t)

NBC – Chicago PD
Viewers: 6.22 million (#2), A18-49: 1.6/ 4 (#1t)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

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