Thursday Ratings: American Idol Hits an Absolute Series Low

Thursday’s American Idol earned it’s lowest key demo rating EVER for ANY Idol ANY night. And it wasn’t even up against Big Bang Theory and Two and a Half Men.

VIA TVByTheNumbers

On FOX,  American Idol scored a 2.7, down two tenths from last week’s 2.9 adults 18-49 rating. This is the lowest Adults 18-49 rating ever for any Idol, any night.

8:00PM

FOX American Idol 2.7 9 11.03
CBS 2013 NCAA Basketball Tournament -Live 2.3 7 6.92
ABC Wife Swap 1.4 5 4.27
CW The Vampire Diaries 1.2 4 2.43
NBC Community -R 0.7 3 2.35

8:30PM

NBC 1600 Penn 0.7 2 1.89

9:00PM

ABC Grey’s Anatomy 2.8 8 8.33
FOX Raising Hope (9-10PM) 1.3 4 4.03
NBC The Office -R 0.7 2 1.66
CW Beauty And The Beast 0.6 2 1.55

9:30 PM

NBC 1600 Penn 0.7 2 1.89

10:00 PM

ABC Scandal 2.6 7 8.05
NBC Law & Order: SVU -R 1.0 3 3.96

Half Hour Breakdown via Marc Berman

8:00 p.m.

ABC – Wife Swap
Viewers: 4.17 million (#3), A18-49: 1.3/ 4 (#3)

CBS – NCAA Basketball: Regional Semifinals
Viewers: 5.72 million (#2), A18-49: 1.8/ 6 (#2)

NBC – Community (R)
Viewers: 2.35 million (#5), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#5)

Fox – American Idol
Viewers: 10.49 million (#1), A18-49: 2.6/ 9 (#1)

CW – The Vampire Diaries
Viewers: 2.43 million (#4), A18-49: 1.1/ 4 (#4)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – Wife Swap
Viewers: 4.38 million (#3), A18-49: 1.5/ 5 (#3)

CBS – NCAA Basketball: Regional Semifinals
Viewers: 7.11 million (#2), A18-49: 2.43/ 7 (#2)

NBC – 1600 Penn
Viewers: 1.89 million (#5), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#5)

Fox – American Idol
Viewers: 11.56 million (#1), A18-49: 2.8/ 9 (#1)

CW – The Vampire Diaries
Viewers: 2.42 million (#4), A18-49: 1.2/ 4 (#4)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – Grey’s Anatomy
Viewers: 8.46 million (#1), A18-49: 2.6/ 8 (#1)

CBS – NCAA Basketball: Regional Semifinals
Viewers: 6.87 million (#2), A18-49: 2.3/ 7 (#2)

NBC – The Office (R)
Viewers: 1.66 million (#4), A18-49: 0.7/ 2 (#4)

Fox – Raising Hope
Viewers: 4.57 million (#3), A18-49: 1.4/ 4 (#3)

CW – Beauty and the Beast
Viewers: 1.59 million (#5), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#5)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – Grey’s Anatomy
Viewers: 9.21 million (#1), A18-49: 2.9/ 8 (#1)

CBS – NCAA Basketball: Regional Semifinals
Viewers: 5.28 million (#2), A18-49: 1.7/ 5 (#2)

NBC – 1600 Penn (season or series finale)
Viewers: 1.89 million (#4), A18-49: 0.7/ 2 (#4)

Fox – Raising Hope (season finale)
Viewers: 3.50 million (#3), A18-49: 1.2/ 3 (#3)

CW – Beauty and the Beast
Viewers: 1.52 million (#5), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#5)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – Scandal
Viewers: 8.12 million (#2), A18-49: 2.6/ 7 (#2)

CBS – NCAA Basketball: Regional Semifinals
Viewers: 8.34 million (#1), A18-49: 2.8/ 8 (#1)

NBC – Law & Order: SVU (R)
Viewers: 3.52 million (#3), A18-49: 0.9/ 3 (#3)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – Scandal
Viewers: 7.99 million (#2), A18-49: 2.6/ 7 (#2)

CBS – NCAA Basketball: Regional Semifinals
Viewers: 8.18 million (#1), A18-49: 3.0/ 9 (#1)

NBC – Law & Order: SVU (R)
Viewers: 4.41 million (#3), A18-49: 1.1/ 3 (#3)

Source: Nielsen Media Research data

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