TV Ratings: Elton John keeps 'American Idol' steady on Wednesday


Fast National ratings for Wednesday, March 23, 2011"American Idol's" Elton John week held steady in comparison to last week's Motown performances, and a night of ABC reruns gave NBC a leg up this week. With "Minute to Win It" and an "SVU" block, it pulled ahead of ABC in total viewers.FOX won the night with an average of 23.5 million viewers and a 13.4 rating/21 share in households. CBS was next at 10.9 million, 6.6/11, followed by NBC at 5.33 million, 3.5/5, ABC at 4.6 million, 3.0/5 and the CW at 1.5 million, 1.1/2.In the 18-49 demographic, FOX won, as usual, with a 7.5 rating, followed by CBS (2.9), ABC and NBC (tied at 1.5) and the CW (0.6). Wednesday hour by hour:8 p.m.FOX: "American Idol" (22.1 million, 12.8/21)CBS: "Survivor: Redemption Island" (10.5 million, 6.2/10)ABC: "The Middle" rerun (5.1 million, 3.2/5) / "The Middle" rerun (5.0 million, 3.2/5) NBC: "Minute to Win It" (4.2 million,...


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