Thursday Ratings: American Idol Beat By Big Bang Repeat

A repeat of Big Bang scored higher in the demo than American Idol last night. It also had more viewers.

Via TVByTheNumbers

On FOX, American Idol scored a series low 2.4 down 20 percent from last Thursday’s 3.0 adults 18-49 rating.

On NBC, day 15 coverage of the Winter Olympics earned a 4.9 adults 18-49 rating, down 17 percent from a 5.9 for the comparable night of Winter Olympics in 2010.

8:00

NBC The Olympics (8-11PM) 4.9/14 19.93
CBS The Big Bang Theory – R 2.6/8 10.06
FOX American Idol 2.4/7 9.19
ABC The Taste – Finale (8-10PM) 0.9/3 3.16
CW The Originals – R 0.2/1 0.91

8:30

CBS Mom – R 1.8/5 7.16

9:00

CBS Two and a Half Men – R 1.6/4 6.51
FOX Rake 1.0/3 4.02
CW Reign – R 0.2/1 0.72

9:30

CBS The Millers – R 1.3/4 5.39

10:00

CBS Elementary – R 1.3/4 5.32
ABC Scandal – R 0.7/2 2.54

Half Hour Breakdown via Marc Berman

8:00 p.m.

ABC – The Taste (season or series finale)
Viewers: 3.27 million (#4), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#4)

CBS – The Big Bang Theory (R)
Viewers: 10.06 million (#2), A18-49: 2.6/ 8 (#2)

NBC – XXII Winter Olympics (figure skating and freestyle skiing)
Viewers: 14.97 million (#1), A18-49: 3.3/11 (#1)

Fox – American Idol
Viewers: 8.77 million (#3), A18-49: 2.3/ 7 (#2)

CW – The Originals (R)
Viewers: 1.01 million (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – The Taste (season or series finale)
Viewers: 3.03 million (#4), A18-49: 0.9/ 3 (#4)

CBS – Mom (R)
Viewers: 7.16 million (#3), A18-49: 1.8/ 5 (#3)

NBC – XXII Winter Olympics (figure skating and freestyle skiing)
Viewers: 18.14 million (#1), A18-49: 4.5/13 (#1)

Fox – American Idol
Viewers: 9.62 million (#2), A18-49: 2.5/ 7 (#2)

CW – The Originals (R)
Viewers: 809,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.2/ 1 (#5)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – The Taste (season or series finale)
Viewers: 3.08 million (#4), A18-49: 0.9/ 2 (#4)

CBS – Two and a Half Men (R)
Viewers: 6.51 million (#2), A18-49: 1.6/ 4 (#3)

NBC – XXII Winter Olympics (figure skating and freestyle skiing)
Viewers: 20.05 million (#1), A18-49: 5.0/14 (#1)

Fox – Rake
Viewers: 4.42 million (#3), A18-49: 1.1/ 3 (#3)

CW – Reign (R)
Viewers: 759,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.2/ 1 (#5)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – The Taste (season or series finale)
Viewers: 3.25 million (#4), A18-49: 0.9/ 2 (#3t)

CBS – The Millers (R)
Viewers: 5.39 million (#3), A18-49: 1.3/ 4 (#2)

NBC – XXII Winter Olympics (figure skating and freestyle skiing)
Viewers: 21.31 million (#1), A18-49: 5.5/15 (#1)

Fox – Rake
Viewers: 3.61 million (#3), A18-49: 0.9/ 2 (#3t)

CW – Reign (R)
Viewers: 687,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.2/ 0 (#5)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – Scandal (R)
Viewers: 2.46 million (#3), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#3)

CBS – Elementary (R)
Viewers: 5.34 million (#2), A18-49: 1.2/ 4 (#2)

NBC – XXII Winter Olympics (figure skating and freestyle skiing)
Viewers: 22.28 million (#1), A18-49: 5.5/16 (#1)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – Scandal (R)
Viewers: 2.62 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 2 (#3)

CBS – Elementary (R)
Viewers: 5.29 million (#2), A18-49: 1.3/ 4 (#2)

NBC – XXII Winter Olympics (figure skating and freestyle skiing)
Viewers: 22.81 million (#1), A18-49: 5.6/17 (#1)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

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