TV Ratings: 'American Idol' Tops Tuesday Again
Two hours of "American Idol" gave
FOX earned a 14.3 rating/21 share in primetime, coasting to victory over
FOX also ruled the adults 18-49 demographic with a 9.5 rating, which was better than the combined total of the other four networks. NBC took second with a 3.6, edging CBS' 3.4. ABC averaged 1.5 and The CW 0.4.
The first batch of semifinalists on "American Idol" drew a 14.0/21 at 8 p.m.
"American Idol" improved to 14.6/22 at 9 p.m. "The Mentalist," 11.4/17, kept CBS in second, while
CBS' "Without a Trace," 8.0/13, took over the lead at 10 p.m. "Law & Order: SVU" drew a 6.5/11 for NBC. "Primetime: What Would You Do?" scored a 3.6/6 for ABC.
Ratings information is taken from fast national data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change.