TV Ratings Report: American Idol Falls to Finale Low

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It may have been a life-altering night for Phillip Phillips on Wednesday, but it was a sobering one for Fox executives, who watched American Idol fall to an all-time season finale low for the second consecutive year.

This year's concluding broadcast was down about 32% from the season 10 farewell in key demographics. We run down the final figures below...

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8 p.m.
American Idol: 20.7 million viewers
The Middle: 6.5 million/Modern Family rerun: 6 million
The Big Bang Theory rerun: 5.6 million/Two and a Half Men rerun: 4.4 million
Betty White's Off Their Rockers: 5.4 million/Betty White's Off Their Rockers rerun: 5.3 million
America's Next Top Model rerun: 895,000

9 p.m.
Modern Family: 9.9 million/Don't Trust the B in Apartment 23: 5.7 million
Criminal Minds rerun: 6.3 million
Law & Order SVU rerun: 3.7 million
America's Next Top Model: 917,000

10 p.m.
Revenge: 7.7 million
Law & Order SVU: 7 million
Criminal Minds rerun: 6.2 million

Matt Richenthal is the Editor in Chief of TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter and on Google+.

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tired of all these white guys with guitar wining year after year we nnedd a girl to win amerian need more guys watching this show i hope this dump show get cancelled after 2012 turn tv off when phill phillips was croweed the winner and his terrribe voice yuck yuck philli phillips

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It was a horrible finale. I fast forwarded just about all of it. I'm so ready for J Lo and her goosies to be gone. We didn't need her performance AT ALL

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Revenge: 7.7 million ....... this cant be correct..

Saad702

Revenge was so Amazing!!! Where was America last night? Seriously?

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