The ratings are looking good for American Idol.
UPDATE: Final numbers from @Fox_Research:
Final ratings: #AMERICANIDOL adjusted up to 23.0m viewers, now up up 20% vs. last year’s Top 4 perf show and up 9% vs. last week
Final ratings: American Idol increased to 7.1/20 A18-49, up 4% vs. last year’s Top 4 perf show and up 8% vs. last week
Fox_Reasearch tweets, that Idol is up 17% vs last year’s Top 4 performance show in viewers (22.4m vs 19.2M) and up 6% vs. last week (22.4m vs. 21.1m)
American Idol is also up 5% vs. last week in the A18-49 demo (6.9 vs. 6.6) and up 1% vs. last year’s Top 4 performance show (6.9 vs. 6.8).
Stay tuned for updates. The final numbers are expected to be higher.