The weekly ratings battle between American Idol and Dancing With The Stars gave neither program an outright victory. Two-hour editions of Dancing and Idol each were number one for the week, according to Nielsen.
The Dancing and Idol telecasts had an estimated 1.3 million viewers and a 6.7 rating on WABC and WNYW, respectively.
Elimination night proved slightly more successful for Idol, which came in third (1.1 million/6.0). The evening featured the shocking result of Jessica Sanchez being the lowest vote-getter.
As for the Dancing, the results show also registered 1.1 million viewers, but had a 5.6 rating.
NBC’s The Voice just missed the Top 10 with a tie for number 11 (642,000/3.3). It was lumped with Fox’s musical Glee (639,000/3.3).
ABC’s sitcom Modern Family was fifth (1 million/5.1), while the 60 Minutes tribute to Mike Wallace was number six (938,000/4.8).
More from the Top 10 after the jump
- Seventh NCIS WCBS (835,000/4.3)
- Eighth The Good Wife WCBS (785,000/4.0)
- *Ninth NCIS: L.A. WCBS (668,000/3.4)
- *Ninth Two and a Half Men WCBS (661,000/3.4)
The latest episode of Donald Trump‘s Celebrity Apprentice was tied for 13th (623,000/3.2).
The Yankees made their ESPN Sunday night season debut with a 18th-place result (609,000/3.1).