* 8 pm/ET
American Idol cued up another million total viewers week-to-week to top the hour with an audience of 26.28 mil. Trailing an NCIS repeat (14.36 mil), The Biggest Loser averaged 10.5 mil over its two-hour run, shedding 500,000 viewers. Behind Homeland Security (5.68 mil), 90210 (2.44 mil) was up a hair.
* 9 pm
A repeat of The Mentalist won the hour with a cool 15 million viewers. In second, Fringe scared up its second-largest audience ever - 13.04 mil, up 900K -and matched its best delivery in key demos. The takeway here? Encourage costars to secretly marry.
* 10 pm
Without a Trace dropped 760K but still bested SVU, 12 mil to 10.32 mil. (SVU, though, was No. 1 in the demos.) The answer to ABC's What Would You Do? (5.8 mil, down 500K) increasingly seems to be, "Watch the other networks."