Thursday Ratings: American Idol, Fox leads down night; The Office sinks
Apr 22 2011 12:10 pm ET
Fox won Thursday night, though American Idol and Bones were down from last week. The Office was the number two show, though it dropped heavily from last week's episode. The other major networks were in reruns.
American Idol dropped to 5.7 (-0.7) with 19.6 million viewers. This matches the final numbers of the Top 12 results, the results show low for the season. Bones did not suffer as much of a drop, scoring 3.2 (-0.3) with more than 11 million viewers.
NBC, the only other major network with all original programming, finished second. Community rose to 1.5 (+0.1) while The Paul Reiser Show fell to 0.9 (-0.2). The Office also dropped, scoring 3.3 (-0.7) and losing a million viewers. Parks and Recreation (2.5) and the hour-long 100th episode of 30 Rock (2.2) were both flat week-to-week.
CBS took third place, followed by Univision and ABC. The CW started lower, with The Vampire Diaries scoring 1.1 (-0.2). Nikita held steady at 0.8.
Mike McComb – TVLatest.com
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