Ratings: The Big Bang Theory down 10% but still beats American Idol
Update: TBBT adjusted up to 4.4 and Idol up to 4.0
The Big Bang Theory season finale had a 4.2 adult rating, down 10% from last week, but was still the #1 show on Thursday.
American Idol had a 3.9 rating. The Idol results show has not beaten a new episode of Big Bang head-to-head for more than a month this season.
The rest of the numbers:
On CBS, The Big Bang Theory finale was the number one program of the night, despite scoring a a 4.2 rating, which down five tenths from last week’s 4.7. Rules of Engagement was even with last week’s 2.7 rating. Person Of Interest was up a tenth, earning a 2.6 vs. last week’s 2.5 18-49 rating. The Mentalist garnered a 2.4, down a tick from last week’s 2.5 18-49 rating.
On FOX, American Idol earned a 3.9 adults 18-49 rating, down a tick from last week’s 4.0. Touch was even with last week’s 2.0 rating.
The CW’s Vampire Diaries scored a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating vs. last week’s 1.2 rating. Secret Circle was flat with last week’s 0.5.