TV Ratings Report: Series Low for American Idol

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Despite an outpouring of affection for Harry Connick Jr. th day after, American Idol returned last night to record low ratings.

The Season 13 premiere drew 15 million overall viewers ad a 4.6 among young adults, representing drops of 17 and 24 percent, respectively, and making it the least watched Idol premiere EVER for 18-49-year olds.

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Harry Connick Jr. on American Idol

8 p.m.
American Idol: 15 million viewers
Revolution: 7.4 million
Arrow: 2.5 million
Two and a Half Men rerun: 5.4 million/The Millers rerun: 4.9 million
The Middle: 7.4 million/Suburgatory : 5.2 million

9 p.m.
Modern Family: 9.1 million/Super Fun Night: 4.6 million
Criminal Minds: 10.4 million
Law & Order SVU: 5.4 million
The Tomorrow People: 1.6 million

10 p.m.
CSI: 10.2 million
Chicago PD: 5.5 million
Nashville: 5 million

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