FOX Wins Even As 'American Idol' Falters
FOX led the night with a 9.6 rating/15 share, holding off
Among adults 18-49, FOX's 6.7 rating ruled the night, more than doubling second-place ABC's 3.0. CBS, 2.3, finished third, followed by NBC, 2.1, and The CW, 0.9.
"American Idol" posted a 12.5/20 at 8 p.m.; its 21.25 million viewers were the smallest for a Tuesday installment of the show this season. CBS took second for the hour with
ABC took the overall lead at 9 p.m. with the "Dancing with the Stars" results show, 12.0/18. CBS'
A new "Law & Order: SVU" delivered a 7.0/12 for NBC at 10 p.m., good enough to win the hour over "Women's Murder Club," 6.1/10, on ABC. A