Wednesday Ratings: The Olympics Crush American Idol

Yep. The Winter Olympics is CRUSHING American Idol. Last night, Idol was down a full half point from the week before. Everything else is in repeats. The other networks aren’t even trying.

Via TVByTheNumbers

On FOX American Idol earned a 3.4, down half a ratings point from last Wednesday’s 3.9 adults 18-49 rating.

8:00PM

NBC Winter Olympics (8-11PM) 5.6 16 20.77
FOX American Idol (8-10PM) 3.4 10 11.43
ABC The Middle -R 1.4 4 4.96
CBS Mike and Molly -R 0.9 3 4.74
CW Best in Show -R (8-10PM) 0.3 1 0.92

8:30PM

ABC Suburgatory -R 1.2 3 3.69
CBS The Beatles: The Night That Changed America – A Grammy Salute -R 0.9 3 5.06

9:00PM

ABC Modern Family -R 1.6 4 4.80

9:30PM

ABC Super Fun Night 1.3 3 3.50

10:00PM

ABC Nashville -R 0.7 2 2.23

Half hour Breakdown by Marc Berman

8:00 p.m.

ABC – The Middle (R)
Viewers: 4.96 million (#3), A18-49: 1.4/ 4 (#3)

CBS – Mike & Molly (R)
Viewers: 4.74 million (#4), A18-49: 0.9/ 3 (#4)

NBC – XXII Winter Olympics: Alpine Skiing, Figure Skating, Snowboarding, Speed Skating
Viewers: 17.50 million (#1), A18-49: 4.2/13 (#1)

Fox – American Idol
Viewers: 10.65 million (#2), A18-49: 3.2/10 (#2)

CW – Movie: Best in Show (R)
Viewers: 986,000(#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – Suburgatory (R)
Viewers: 3.69 million (#4), A18-49: 1.2/ 3 (#3)

CBS – The Beatles: The Night That Changed America – A Grammy Salute
Viewers: 3.89 million (#3), A18-49: 0.8/ 2 (#4)

NBC – XXII Winter Olympics: Alpine Skiing, Figure Skating, Snowboarding, Speed Skating
Viewers: 19.81 million (#1), A18-49: 5.1/16 (#1)

Fox – American Idol
Viewers: 11.51 million (#2), A18-49: 3.4/10 (#2)

CW – Movie: Best in Show (R)
Viewers: 871,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – Modern Family (R)
Viewers: 4.60 million (#4), A18-49: 1.6/ 4 (#3)

CBS – The Beatles: The Night That Changed America – A Grammy Salute
Viewers: 5.08 million (#3), A18-49: 1.0/ 3 (#3)

NBC – XXII Olympics (Snowboarding, Figure Skating, Freestyle Skiing, Ski Jumping)
Viewers: 21.30 million (#1), A18-49: 5.8/16 (#1)

Fox – American Idol
Viewers: 11.76 million (#2), A18-49: 3.5/10 (#2)

CW – Movie: Best in Show (R)
Viewers: 915,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – Super Fun Night
Viewers: 3.50 million (#4), A18-49: 1.3/ 3 (#3)

CBS – The Beatles: The Night That Changed America – A Grammy Salute
Viewers: 5.16 million (#3), A18-49: 1.0/ 3 (#4)

NBC – XXII Olympics (Snowboarding, Figure Skating, Freestyle Skiing, Ski Jumping)
Viewers: 22.21 million (#1), A18-49: 6.3/17 (#1)

Fox – American Idol
Viewers: 11.79 million (#2), A18-49: 3.5/ 9 (#2)

CW – Movie: Best in Show (R)
Viewers: 924,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – Nashville (R)
Viewers: 2.44 million (#3), A18-49: 0.8/ 2 (#3)

CBS – The Beatles: The Night That Changed America – A Grammy Salute
Viewers: 5.46 million (#2), A18-49: 1.0/ 3 (#2)

NBC – XXII Olympics (Snowboarding, Figure Skating, Freestyle Skiing, Ski Jumping)
Viewers: 23.04 million (#1), A18-49: 6.3/17 (#1)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – Nashville (R)
Viewers: 2.20 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 2 (#3)

CBS – The Beatles: The Night That Changed America – A Grammy Salute
Viewers: 5.70 million (#2), A18-49: 0.9/ 3 (#2)

NBC – XXII Olympics (Snowboarding, Figure Skating, Freestyle Skiing, Ski Jumping)
Viewers: 20.75 million (#1), A18-49: 5.7/17 (#1)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

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