american-idol-march-13-rtgs.JPGFast National ratings for Wednesday, March 13, 2013

The Top 10 performances on “American Idol” Wednesday produced ratings in line with last week’s show — it grew a little bit in total viewers and dropped a tenth of a point in adults 18-49. “Survivor: Caramoan” also was on par with its performance last week, holding even in the 18-49 demographic and rising a tick in viewers.

The night’s only other new episodes, “Whitney” and “The Neighbors,” were down some from last week.

FOX scored 13.1 million viewers and an 8.0 rating/13 share in households in primetime, finishing well ahead of CBS (8.2 million, 5.2/8). ABC’s 3.95 million viewers and 2.6/4 edged NBC’s 3.8 million and 2.5/4. The CW (1.5 million, 1.0/2) trailed.

FOX also dominated the 18-49 demo with a 3.6 rating. CBS was the best of the rest at 2.0. ABC came in third with a 1.2, just beating NBC’s 1.1. The CW averaged 0.4.

]]>8 p.m. FOX: “American Idol” (12.3 million viewers, 7.6/13 households)
CBS: “Survivor: Caramoan” (9.55 million, 5.9/10)
ABC: “The Middle” rerun (4.7 million, 3.0/5)/”The Neighbors” (4.7 million, 2.9/5)
NBC: “Whitney” (3.4 million, 2.2/4)/”Whitney” rerun (2.5 million, 1.7/3)
The CW: “Arrow” rerun (1.7 million, 1.1/2) 18-49 leader: “American Idol” (3.4) 9 p.m. FOX: “American Idol” (13.9 million, 8.4/13)
CBS: “Criminal Minds” rerun (7.3 million, 4.6/7)
NBC: “Law & Order: SVU” rerun (4.6 million, 3.1/5)
ABC: “Modern Family” (5.1 million, 3.3/5)/”Suburgatory” rerun (3.6 million, 2.4/4)
The CW: “Supernatural” rerun (1.35 million, 0.8/1) 18-49 leader: “American Idol” (3.8) 10 p.m. CBS: “CSI” rerun (7.8 million, 5.0/8)
NBC: “Chicago Fire” rerun (3.8 million, 2.6/4)
ABC: “Nashville” rerun (2.8 million, 1.9/3) 18-49 leader: “CSI” (1.7)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company. More ratings at Zap2it: Daily, weekly and cable

Posted by:Rick Porter