american idol queen fox TV ratings: 'American Idol' steady while 'Don't Trust the B    ' fallsFast National ratings for Wednesday, April 25, 2012

“American Idol’s”
performance show Wednesday mostly held steady this week, easily winning the night of FOX in both the 18-49 demographic and overall viewers. ABC’s “Don’t Trust the B— in Apt. 23,” meanwhile, fell quite a bit in its third week.

“Revenge” was also down a bit this week for ABC, though it won the most viewers and the 18-49 demo in its time slot.

brought in 16.48 million viewers and a 10.0 rating/16 share in
households for the night. CBS was a much more distant second place with 7.9 million (5.1/8). ABC came in third with 5.6 million viewers (3.7/6), while NBC (4.8 million, 3.2/5) finished fourth. The CW trailed with 908,000 viewers and a 0.6/1.

FOX dominated the 18-49 demographic with a 4.6 rating. CBS finished second with a 1.9, narrowly edging out ABC, which had a 1.8. NBC got a 1.2, and The CW finished with a 0.4.

]]>8 p.m. FOX: “American Idol” (15.66 million viewers, 9.5/16 households)
CBS: “Survivor: One World” (9.5 million, 5.7/10)
ABC: “The Middle” rerun (4.9 million, 3.2/5)/”Suburgatory” rerun (4.5 million, 3.0/5)
NBC: “Betty White’s Off Their Rockers” (5.8 million, 3.6/6)/”Best Friends Forever” (2.7 million, 1.8/3)
The CW: “The L.A. Complex” rerun (721,000, 0.5/1) 18-49 leader: “American Idol” (4.3) 9 p.m. FOX: “American Idol” (17.3 million, 10.4/16)
CBS: “Criminal Minds” rerun (7.6 million, 5.0/8)
ABC: “Modern Family” rerun (5.8 million, 3.6/6)/”Don’t Trust the B—- in Apt. 23″ (4.88 million, 3.2/5)
NBC: “Rock Center with Brian Williams” (3.8 million, 2.6/4)
The CW: “America’s Next Top Model” (1.1 million, 0.8/1) 18-49 leader: “American Idol” (4.9) 10 p.m. ABC: “Revenge” (6.8 million, 4.6/8)
CBS: “CSI” rerun (6.65 million, 4.5/7)
NBC: “Law & Order: SVU” (6.4 million, 4.4/7) 18-49 leader: “Revenge” (2.0)

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:Jennifer Harper