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Friday, March 22, 2013

'American Idol' drops again: How low will the ratings go?

When American Idol season 12 premiered lower in the ratings than last year, that was to be expected — returning weaker has been the show's trend for several years. When Idol numbers dipped after the show moved from auditions to the Hollywood rounds, more
Entertainment Weekly ( 3/22/2013 8:22:40 AM -08:00 )

Ratings: CSI, Criminal Minds Up; Idol Drops
On the heels of its Season 14 renewal, CSI grew 21 percent on Wednesday. The drama pulled in 10.4 million viewers and a 2.3 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, up four-tenths from its last new episode three weeks ago. Lead-in Criminal Minds (11.5 million more
Seattle Post Intelligencer ( 3/21/2013 9:37:31 AM -08:00 )

'Grey's' Tops Atypical Thursday as 'Idol' Declines Further
ABC, with good showings by dramas “Grey's Anatomy” and “Scandal,” tied with Fox for the demo lead on Thursday but “American Idol” continues to sag at the midway point of its 12th season. CBS, which usually wins the night, lagged this week with its annual more
Variety ( 3/22/2013 9:01:28 AM -08:00 )

TV Ratings: With 'American Idol' and 'Grey's Anatomy,' FOX and ABC tie for
TV Ratings: With FOX and ABC finished in a virtual tie among young adult viewers on Thursday night, though FOX had more viewers with "American Idol" and "Glee" than ABC did with "Wife Swap," "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal." For the night, FOX averaged a 2.4 rating more
HitFix ( 3/22/2013 9:00:10 AM -08:00 )

Ratings: 'Grey's Anatomy' Tops Night; ABC and Fox Tie for First
"Grey's Anatomy" drew the night's top ratings Thursday night, combining with the season premiere of "Wipe Swap" to give ABC a tie for first with Fox. Meanwhile, NBC's troubled freshman comedy "1600 Penn" slid to a new low, according to preliminary more
TheWrap ( 3/22/2013 8:58:00 AM -08:00 )

NCAA ratings up; 'American Idol,' 'Grey's Anatomy' score
With the high-rated CBS lineup preempted for NCAA basketball, "American Idol" and ABC were commanding the top slots Thursday. If college basketball didn't burn up the prime-time race, CBS and Turner cheered the combined all-day rating for March more
Orlando Sentinel ( 3/22/2013 8:50:02 AM -08:00 )

Thursday TV Show Ratings: Glee, Wife Swap, Scandal, American Idol, Grey's
Scandal TV show on ABC Thursday, March 21, 2013 ratings — New Episodes: Wife Swap, Grey's Anatomy, Scandal, American Idol, Glee, The Vampire Diaries, Beauty And The Beast, Community, and 1600 Penn. Sports: 2013 NCAA Basketball Tournament. more
TV Series Finale ( 3/22/2013 8:39:32 AM -08:00 )

TV Ratings: March Madness Returns, 'Vampire Diaries' and 'Grey's Anatomy' Grow
The CW series bests NBC in its hour, while "American Idol" dips, "Wife Swap" returns low and "1600 Penn" continues to drop on Thursday night. NCAA Syracuse Vs. Montana - H 2013. Getty Images. American Idol dipped again on Fox, hitting a 2.8 rating with more
Hollywood Reporter ( 3/22/2013 8:07:49 AM -08:00 )

TV ratings: 'American Idol' bests the NCAA men's basketball tournament for a win
TV ratings: The first day of the NCAA men's basketball tournament was down from CBS' typical Thursday night lineup, but it did earn the best numbers for the first Thursday of the tournament in 22 years. Meanwhile, "American Idol," while still beating March Madness, more
Zap2it.com (blog) ( 3/22/2013 7:56:14 AM -08:00 )

TV Ratings Thursday: 'Grey's Anatomy', 'The Vampire Diaries' & 'Beauty and the
TV Ratings Thursday: Due to the nature of live programming the ratings for CBS (NCAA Basketball tournament) are approximate and subject to more than the typical adjustments in the final numbers. See below for more information on these Fast Affiliate Ratings. FOX and ABC tied more
TVbytheNumbers ( 3/22/2013 7:43:44 AM -08:00 )

“American Idol” Ratings Hit Another Low; “Scandal” Stays Strong
The “American Idol” transition into normalcy continued this week; the once-untouchable reality juggernaut dipped to another series low rating Thursday. The results show averaged a 2.8 adults 18-49 rating with 11.7 million viewers. The current crop of more
HeadlinePlanet.com ( 3/22/2013 7:43:39 AM -08:00 )

Will March Madness add to 'American Idol's' steady ratings drop?
WASHINGTON, March 21, 2013 —Since “American Idol” is currently in its least popular season since hitting the airwaves back in 2002, the start of the NCAA playoffs on rival CBS cannot come at a worse time for the ailing talent show. Last Thursday night more
Washington Times ( 3/21/2013 2:00:19 PM -08:00 )

As Ratings Fall For Fox's 'American Idol,' Advertisers Likely To Stay Put
The venerable Fox musical popularity contest this season to date has an average audience of about 14.1 million, according to data from ad buyer Horizon, a dip of around 20% from last year at this time. And while viewer interest may be shifting, advertisers more
Variety ( 3/21/2013 11:58:27 AM -08:00 )

Ratings: 'Criminal Minds,' 'CSI' Rise as Fox Wins With Falling 'Idol'
"American Idol" won the night for Fox despite hitting an all-time low for Wednesday night performance shows for the fourth consecutive week, according to preliminary numbers. CBS's "Criminal Minds" and "CSI" returned after three weeks to higher ratings more
Yahoo! Movies (blog) ( 3/21/2013 11:22:14 AM -08:00 )

'American Idol' Beatles episode keeps Fox ahead of CBS' 'Criminal Minds' and
American Idol had its Beatles episode last night, with the Top 9 contestants doing their best Fab Four covers. The show was only down a bit from last week and managed to just get by CBS. Idol drew 12.7 million viewers over its two hours and a 3.5 18-49 more
TheCelebrityCafe.com ( 3/21/2013 10:04:10 AM -08:00 )

[TV] Ratings: American Idol Even, Both CSI And Criminal Minds Are Up
American Idol was even with its ratings last week, only losing a tenth of a point in the demographic and a couple hundred thousand viewers. It managed to lead the night in both. Meanwhile, CSI and Criminal Minds were up, and The CW's entire lineup (Arrow more
411mania.com ( 3/21/2013 9:25:20 AM -08:00 )

'American Idol,' 'Criminal Minds' Tops on Wednesday
Fox's “American Idol” hit a season low for a Wednesday performance episode but still was the top program on a night when ABC comedy “Modern Family” aired a repeat. CBS had a good night too, as “Criminal Minds” hit a two-month high and “CSI” won its more
Variety ( 3/21/2013 8:50:37 AM -08:00 )

'American Idol' drops again but wins Wednesday; 'Arrow' returns
Related topics. TV Ratings · TV Renewals & Cancellations · American Idol · FOX · Nielsen Ratings. Advertisement. Although the ratings were down, FOX still won Wednesday night with "American Idol," according to the Nielsen television ratings for Wednesday more
Examiner.com ( 3/21/2013 8:46:23 AM -08:00 )

Wednesday TV Show Ratings: American Idol, Arrow, CSI, Criminal Minds
Arrow TV show Wednesday, March 20, 2013 ratings — New episodes: The Neighbors, Suburgatory, American Idol, Survivor, Criminal Minds, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Whitney, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Chicago Fire, Arrow, and Supernatural. more
TV Series Finale ( 3/21/2013 8:31:44 AM -08:00 )

RATINGS RAT RACE: 'Survivor' & 'American Idol' Dip, 'Criminal Minds' & 'CSI' Up
Nicki Minaj showed up on time and it was Beatles night on American Idol (3.5/10) on Wednesday. The Top 9 finalists took turns over the two-hour live show with tunes from the Fab Four and a hefty dose of ballads. The night of sad songs saw Idol slip 3% in more
Deadline.com ( 3/21/2013 8:23:58 AM -08:00 )