saw improvements for its Wednesday lineup and captured to ratings crown
with a 5.8 rating/16 share in the 18-49 demo according to Nielsen
overnight numbers. The 90-minute American Idol was up a tenth from last week to a 6.9 and Breaking In followed with a 2.6, also up a tenth.
CBS came in second with a 2.3/6, even though it only aired one original. Survivor: Redemption Island held steady from last week with a 3.0.
ABC and NBC tied for third with a 1.8/5. NBC aired its Inside the Royal Wedding Special for a 1.2 rating, and followed with a repeat of Tuesday night's The Voice premiere.
ABC split its night between new episodes and repeats. Following a repeat of The Middle, Better With You fell another tenth from last week to a 1.5. Cougar Town and Happy Endings both scored a 2.1.
The CW scored an overall 0.7/2 in the demo. Following a repeat of an earlier episode, America's Next Top Model was up two tenths to a 1.0.