TV Ratings: 'American Idol' drops but FOX still wins
FOX's 8.0 rating among adults 18-49 dominated the night but was down about a point from last week. NBC took second in the demographic with a 3.3, followed by CBS at 2.9. ABC, 2.2, was fourth, and The CW trailed at 0.6.
"American Idol" delivered an 11.6/19 at 8 p.m.
FOX improved to 12.7/19 with "Idol" at 9 p.m. "The Mentalist" earned a 9.8/15 for CBS. ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" results scored an 8.1/12, while
"Without a Trace," 7.7/13, moved CBS into the lead at 10 p.m. "Law & Order: SVU" drew a 7.1/12 for NBC, topping the 5.1/9 for "Primetime: What Would You Do?" on 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.