Primetime Ratings: 'Idol' Slips; Fox Still Wins Wednesday Night

'Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior' up 18%; 'Minute to Win It' strikes series low
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American Idol
handed Fox the Wednesday night win in the 18-49 demo, with an overall 7.4 rating/21
share, according to Nielsen overnight numbers. The two-hour broadcast was down 9% from last week.

CBS came in second with an overall 3.1/9, with Criminal Minds: Suspect
Behavior
rebounding 18% from last week's series low for a 2.6. Coming back
from a repeat last week, Criminal Minds
scored a 3.6 while Survivor: Redemption
Island
dropped 3% to 3.1

ABC scored a 1.5/4 to finish third. After airing
repeats from 8-9:30 p.m., both of the network's new shows Mr. SunshineandOff the Map remained
flat, scoring a 1.8 and 1.4, respectively.

NBC's overall rating remained steady from last week, scoring
a 1.1/3. Its only new show of the night,
Minute to Win It
, dropped 10% to its series low of 0.9, despite an appearance from Los Angeles Lakers players Derek Fisher and Shannon Brown.

The CW's America's Next Top Model dropped 27% and
Shedding for the Wedding dropped 20%
after last week's jumps, giving scores of 0.8 and 0.4. The
network ended with an overall 0.6/2.

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