American Idol Ratings Stay Steady Compared to Last Week, Last Year

AMERICAN IDOL - ÒAmerican IdolÓ returns to ABC for season three on SUNDAY, FEB. 16 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST), streaming and on demand, after dominating and claiming the position as SundayÕs No. 1 most social show in 2019. Returning this season to discover the next singing sensation are music industry legends and all-star judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie, as well as Emmy¨-winning producer Ryan Seacrest as host. Famed multimedia personality Bobby Bones will return to his role as in-house mentor. (ABC/Scott Patrick Green) LIONEL RICHIE, KATY PERRY, LUKE BRYAN

American Idol ratings dipped week to week since it’s Feb 16 premiere. But the numbers levelled off this week.  The competition reality show garnered a 1.3 rating in the key 18-49 demo and 7.2, same as last week. Check out the ratings for season 18 so far:

Auditions Part 1 – 1.5 key demo 8.07 million viewers
Auditions Part 2 – 1.4 key demo 7.50 million viewers
Auditions Part 3 – 1.3 key demo 7 million viewers

Although it’s not an apples to apples comparison, American Idol’s ratings were the same last night as they were last year. (March 10 2019). Check out all the ratings at Showbuzzdaily

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