RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘How To Live With Your Parents’ & ‘Modern Family’ Down, ‘American Idol’ Up Slightly, ‘Survivor’ Ties Low

Last night’s American Idol (3.2/9) had the Final 6 contestants doing double duty with a Burt Bacharach and Hal David tune and one they wished they’d written themselves. The two-hour live show saw finalist Candice Glover perform a stunning version of the Cure’s Lovesong, and it saw Lazaro Arbos … well, he didn’t have such a good night. Idol itself on the other hand did have a better night than last Wednesday, when it hit a new low in fast nationals. Last night saw the show up 7% versus April 3’s fast national and up 3% against last week’s 3.1/9 final numbers. We might see that go up even more as Idol is commonly adjusted upward in final numbers. Idol pulled in an audience of 11.98 million last night, a 4% gain, to become Wednesday’s most-watched show. CBS’ Criminal Minds was second with 11.29 million viewers. Fox won the night in total viewers and the adults 18-49 demo. (more…)

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