Another week, another American Idol top finish. Fox’s talent competition, once again, held down the top two positions for the week ending March 20.
The Wednesday night two-hour performance show pulled in an estimated 1.8 million viewers and a 9.1 rating, according to the Nielsen Company. The Idol result show was number two for the week with 1.6 million Fox 5 viewers and a 8.1 rating.
WNYW also had a winning performance from Glee, landing at number three (1 million/5.3).
60 Minutes, following NCAA Tournament coverage on WCBS, found a home at number four (1 million/5.0).
MTV’s Jersey Shore had another strong episode, cracking the Top 5 (806,000/4.0).
WABC’s three-hour block of The Bachelor registered sixth and seventh-place showings. The shows averaged 740,000 viewers and a 3.7 rating.
More from the Top 10 after the jump
Rounding out the Top 10
- *Seventh House WNYW 730,000/3.6
- *Seventh Celebrity Apprentice WNBC 725,000/3.6
- Tenth Fox 5 News at 10 (Wed.) WNYW 699,000/3.5