TV Ratings Report: American Idol Has Solid Debut

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American Idol (10.3 million/2.3 rating) returned to the air last night on a brand new network: ABC. 

While the number is not as astronomical as the show's earlier days, it was enough to give ABC the best demo tally in the slot since 2014. 

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After that, Deception (6.1 million/1.3 rating) had a decent premiere for the alphabet network. 

NBC:  Timeless (3 million/0.8 rating) finally returned to the air, and it took a hit.

CBS: NCIS: Los Angeles (8 million/0.9 rating) and Madam Secretary (6.3 million/0.6 rating) each returned from hiatus and lost some steam. 

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Fox: O.J. Simpson: The Lost Confession? (4.4 million/1.2 rating) turned in a solid result. 

Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.

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