Fox Trots To Another Win With 'Idol'
American Idol slid again last night, but it still powered Fox to an easy victory on a night littered with reruns. Idol averaged a 5.1 adults 18-49 rating at 8 p.m., down 9% from a 5.6 last week. Last night’s episode was only one hour, though, and last week’s was two hours, building to its top rating in the 9 p.m. hour. Compared to the 8 p.m. hour last week, Idol was down by 6% Compared to the same night last year, Idol was off 7% from a 5.5.