The American Idol Season 12 Finale had a 3.6 adult rating on Thursday — down a staggering 44% from last season’s ratings. These are already the final numbers. Wow. Wow. Wow. This is actually just a little higher that The Voice’s 3.5 rating last Tuesday. Idol had 14.30 million viewers.
American Idol had a 2.5 adult rating and 10.98 million viewers. This is the lowest rated and least watched new show in franchise history. An unprecedented four shows had a higher rating than Idol on Thursday.