Ratings, ratings, ratings!
Idol drew 26.8 million total viewers, a week-to-week drop of 3.5 mil and a 21 percent slip from a year ago. Deal or No Deal placed second with 13.76 mil, up almost two mil. Wife Swap (5.6 mil) inched up 400K.
Hooking up its polygraph to Simon and Paula's coattails, Fox's Moment of Truth premiered to 23.23 million. A fresh Criminal Minds was No. 2 with 12.89 mil, followed by Law & Order: CI (8.27 mil, down 530K). Supernanny, at 7.14 mil, gained 18 percent.
CSI: NY came out on top with 11.67 mil, followed by Law & Order (10.33 mil, dropping 10 percent). Cashmere Mafia was down a flat-ironed hair, to 5.6 mil.