Wednesday Ratings – American Idol Stays Fairly Steady

Not surprisingly, American Idol ratings are down 10% compared to last week’s premiere. However, the numbers are just about even with Thursday – 5.6 in the demo and  16.19 overall viewers. So, not too shabby, actually.

VIA TV By The Numbers

FOX was the number one network in adults 18-49 and with total viewers.

On FOX, American Idol earned a 5.4, down 10% from a 6.0 among adults 18-49 for last week’s premiere. Nashville notched a 1.8, down 18 percent from last week’s 2.2 adults 18-49 rating.

8:00

FOX American Idol (8-10PM) 5.4/15 16.00
ABC The Middle 2.5/17 8.54
CBS Criminal Minds – R 1.5/4 6.78
CW Arrow 1.1/3 3.13
NBC Whitney – R 0.8/2 2.64

8:30

ABC The Neighbors 1.9/5 6.32
NBC Guys With Kids – R 0.8/2 2.20

9:00

ABC Modern Family 4.1/11 10.81
CBS Criminal Minds 3.0/8 11.74
CW Supernatural 0.9/2 2.10
NBC Law & Order; SVU – R 0.7/2 2.73

9:30

ABC Suburgatory 2.3/6 6.28

10:00

CBS CSI 2.7/7 11.49
ABC Nashville 1.8/5 5.47
NBC Chicago Fire 0.8/2 2.53

Half hour breakdown from Marc Berman

8:00 p.m.
ABC – The Middle
Viewers: 8.53 million (#2), A18-49: 2.5/ 7 (#2)

CBS – Criminal Minds (R)
Viewers: 6.62 million (#3), A18-49: 1.4/ 4 (#3)

NBC – Whitney (R)
Viewers: 2.64 million (#5), A18-49: 0.8/ 2 (#5)

Fox – American Idol
Viewers: 14.40 million (#1), A18-49: 4.8/14 (#1)

CW – Arrow
Viewers: 3.13 million (#4), A18-49: 1.1/ 3 (#4)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – The Neighbors
Viewers: 6.32 million (#3), A18-49: 1.9/ 5 (#2)

CBS – Criminal Minds (R)
Viewers: 6.94 million (#2), A18-49: 1.5/ 4 (#3)

NBC – Guys With Kids (R)
Viewers: 2.20 million (#5), A18-49: 0.8/ 2 (#5)

Fox – American Idol
Viewers: 17.01 million (#1), A18-49: 5.8/16 (#1)

CW – Arrow
Viewers: 3.18 million (#4), A18-49: 1.1/ 3 (#4)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – Modern Family
Viewers: 10.81 million (#3), A18-49: 4.1/11 (#2)

CBS – Criminal Minds
Viewers: 11.82 million (#2), A18-49: 3.0/ 8 (#3)

NBC – Law & Order: SVU (R)
Viewers: 2.55 million (#4), A18-49: 0.7/ 2 (#5)

Fox – American Idol
Viewers: 16.16 million (#1), A18-49: 5.6/14 (#1)

CW – Supernatural
Viewers: 2.20 million (#5), A18-49: 1.0/ 3 (#4)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – Suburgatory
Viewers: 6.28 million (#3), A18-49: 2.3/ 6 (#3)

CBS – Criminal Minds
Viewers: 11.65 million (#2), A18-49: 3.0/ 8 (#2)

NBC – Law & Order: SVU (R)
Viewers: 2.90 million (#4), A18-49: 0.8/ 2 (#5)

Fox – American Idol
Viewers: 16.44 million (#1), A18-49: 5.7/14 (#1)

CW – Supernatural
Viewers: 1.99 million (#5), A18-49: 0.9/ 2 (#4)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – Nashville
Viewers: 5.61 million (#2), A18-49: 1.9/ 5 (#2)

CBS – CSI
Viewers: 11.55 million (#1), A18-49: 2.7/ 7 (#1)

NBC – Chicago Fire (R)
Viewers: 2.53 million (#3), A18-49: 0.8/ 2 (#3)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – Nashville
Viewers: 5.32 million (#2), A18-49: 1.8/ 5 (#2)

CBS – CSI
Viewers: 11.43 million (#1), A18-49: 2.6/ 7 (#1)

NBC – Chicago Fire (R)
Viewers: 2.54 million (#3), A18-49: 0.8/ 2 (#3)

Source: Nielsen Media Research data

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