Shedding for the Wedding

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Sara Rue Gets Married

Sara Rue and Kevin Price

Sara Rue wed boyfriend Kevin Price over the weekend, Us Weekly reports.

"I've never been happier," Rue, 32, told the magazine. "I feel so lucky to have found someone as kind, funny and smart as Kevin... read more

Ratings: Breaking In Breaks Out With 9.9 Million Viewers in Idol’s Wake

Breaking In

If American Idol were an 18-wheeler, then Breaking In would be the Mini Cooper drafting behind it.

The new Fox comedy starring Christian Slater broke out of the gate with 9.88 million people tuning in ... read more

Ratings: American Idol Stays on Top

Haley Reinhart

American Idol averaged 23.57 million viewers for its latest episode — about the same as last week. Wednesday's two-hour show, which featured songs by Elton John, scored a 7.5 rating among 18-to-49-year-olds.

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Ratings: Idol Keeps Steamrolling Competition; Year-to-Year Audience Loss Remains Small

American Idol

American Idol's Motown episode steamrolled the competition, averaging nearly 23.5 million viewers.

Wednesday's two-hour show was up from last week's 22.2 million viewers and rose 1 percent among 18-to-49-year-olds to a 7.7 rating — although that's down 8 percent from the comparable year-earlier show.

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Ratings: American Idol Looms Large, But Lags Behind Its Previous Numbers

Jacob Lusk

While American Idol continues to decimate its competition, it also keeps lagging behind its numbers for last season.

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Ratings: American Idol Casts Its Long Shadow

Thia Megia

With the contestants whittled down to the final 13, American Idol cast its long ratings shadow, averaging 24.2 million viewers.

Wednesday's two-hour show on Fox put up an 8 rating among 18-to-49-year-olds, the industry's advertiser-coveted demo — 36 percent more than the other four networks combined. And it was even up compared with last year's equivalent show, which drew 23.5 million.

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VIDEO: Why Shedding for the Wedding’s Sara Rue Can’t Escape Weddings and Births

Sara Rue

Sara Rue knows what it's like to be pregnant — not because she has a child of her own yet, but because she's been expecting so many times on screen.

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Ratings: American Idol’s Gals Beat the Guys

Karen Rodriguez

The gals did better than the guys on American Idol. In the ratings, at least.

Wednesday's 90-minute show spotlighting the top 12 female competitors attracted an average audience of 22.6 million viewers. Tuesday's 90-minute edition of the Fox network's singing competition — in which the top 12 male semifinalists performed — lured nearly 21.3 million.

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Sara Rue: Wedding Weight Watcher

Shedding for the Wedding

As host of the new weight-loss competition Shedding for the Wedding, bride-to-be Sara Rue (she's engaged to teacher Kevin Price) has more than just fabulous prizes to offer the overweight engaged couples. She recently lost 50 pounds as a Jenny Craig spokesperson, so she's living proof that the contestants can slim down, too.

TV Guide Magazine: Were you looking to do a reality show?
Rue: Doing my weight loss so publicly has been an incredibly empowering experience. To be part of the journey with these people was too good to turn down.

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Ratings: American Idol's Beatles Show Is Fab

American Idol

American Idol's relatively fab numbers for its Beatles show — averaging some 22.6 million people over two hours — was enough to have the other networks singing: "Help!"

Read our American Idol recaps

In prime time's first hour, Survivor: Redemption Island, which last week suffered its lowest-rated premiere ever with 11.2 million viewers, held about the same number. ABC's The Middle lured nearly 8.1 million viewers; Better With You, at 8:30/7:30, attracted some 5.9 million for the second straight week. Part 1 of Minute to Win It got nearly 3.9 million on NBC. And some 2.3 million checked out the 16th season premiere of America's Next Top Model.

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Premiered: February 23, 2011, on CW
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Nine overweight engaged couples compete to shed pounds with the hope of winning a dream wedding.

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