American Idol fell to an all-time low Thursday.
The one-hour results show drew 11 million viewers and a 2.7 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic to post the series' lowest demo ever in 12 seasons.
Lead-out Raising Hope averaged ...
Oy vey. Or as Virginia Chance (Martha Plimpton) might mangle her Hebrew-isms: "Molotov! (for mazel tov)." Fox sure doesn't make it easy to say goodbye to Raising Hope as it ends its third season on a new night with back-to-back episodes (9/8c), the sort of treatment you'd normally see from a network burning off a show in which it has lost faith. Thankfully, that's not the case here. Hope has already been picked up for a fourth season, and it goes out on a delightfully deranged musical high, with Burt (the sublime Garret Dillahunt) center stage as he frantically preps for his overdue Bar Mitzvah.
Grey's Anatomy topped Thursday after hitting a series low last week.
The drama drew 9.1 million viewers and 2.9 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, up three-tenths from last week. Along with the season premiere of Wife Swap (5 million, 1.7) and Scandal (8.6 million, 2.7), which was even with its last new episode a month ago, ABC tied Fox for No. 1 in the ...
NBC giveth — and NBC taketh away. On Tuesday, the network announced season finale dates for scripted shows including Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Parks and Recreation, and also announced the premiere date for the new season of America's Got Talent. The reality series will welcome new judges Heidi Klum and "Scary Spice" Mel B when it returns for Season 8 on Tuesday, June 4 at 8/7c.
Returning spring shows: Where we left off
Law & Order: SVU will wrap its 14th season with a special two-hour episode on Wednesday, May 22 at 9/8c. Parks and Recreation will close its fifth season on Thursday, May 2 at 9:30/8:30c. As previously announced, both comedies Whitney and The New Normal will...
CBS led the way Thursday on an overall down night.
The Big Bang Theory drew 15.7 million viewers and a 4.5, falling a full point from its last original. Two and a Half Men (12.4 million, 3.3) dropped six-tenths, while ...