TV ratings: 'American Idol' steady Thursday, Olympics rise a little

Fast National ratings for Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014The Winter Olympics gave NBC another dominant ratings win Thursday, as the network's coverage improved a bit on Wednesday's numbers. Overall, the games are running a bit behind the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver -- as expected when the games are staged outside North America."American Idol" held up fairly well opposite the Olympics, as the unveiling of the 30 semifinalists was off only a tenth of a point in adults 18-49 vs. last week. "Rake" was also steady (if low) for FOX. The night's only other original show was "The Taste" on ABC, which was down from a week ago.NBC delivered 22.9 million viewers and a 13.4 rating/21 share in households for the night. CBS (7.02 million, 4.3/7) narrowly beat FOX (6.96 million, 4.2/6) for second place in viewers. ABC came in fourth with 2.8 million viewers and a 1.8/3, and The CW (1.05 million, 0.7/1) brought up the...


Want to comment on this? First, you must log in to your SideReel account!