Tuesday, April 23, 2024

“American Idol” in Steep Ratings Decline Hits Season Low, Loses 15.6% from Last Week, Beaten by Academy of Country Music Awards, Which Hit Their Own All Time Low

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The new “American Idol” is having big ratings problems in its second season on ABC.

Last night, Idol had its low for the season in its sixth episode. They dropped from 7.2 million viewers to just 6 million– an incredible decline of 15.60%.

“Idol” also lost to CBS’s “Academy of Country Music Awards”– which itself had its lowest ratings ever. But they still beat “Idol” handily.

I don’t know what’s going on with “Idol,” but I do know Katy Perry should be making records and touring, and getting herself out of there. She’s wasting her own music career.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedmanhttps://www.showbiz411.com
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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