Thursday, April 18, 2024

“American Idol” Picks Up a Few Thursday Viewers, But Is Down 5% from Last Week


Thursday American Idol, top 8 girls: the show picked up around 400,000 viewers from Wednesday night, so that’s good. But the ratings from last Thursday to this one were down 5%. What can you do?

Here are some of the performers. There’s a nice group of contestants this year.

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Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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