TV Ratings Report: American Idol Hits Series Lows Opposite ACM Awards

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The revival of American Idol is starting to become a drag for ABC. 

The expensive reality series kicked off its "All-Star Duets" round on Sunday night, and the series hit new lows. 

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With 6.1 million viewers and a 1.0 rating in the demo, it the series was down 15 percent in the demo week-to-week. 

Shark Tank was also on the downside with 3.8 million total viewers and a 0.8 rating. 

The Academy of Country Music Awards snagged 9.9 million total viewers and a 1.6 rating, slipping almost 25 percent in the demo year-to-year. 

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Still, the telecast dominated the night. 

World of Dance stopped bleeding, picking up 3.2 million total viewers and a 0.7 rating, while Good Girls was steady with 2.4 million viewers and a 0.6 rating. 

Fox's The Simpsons (1.6 million/0.7 rating) and Bob's Burgers (1.8 million/0.8 rating) were down vs. their last fresh episodes.  

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

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