American Idol 2012 Top 9 performance show

American Idol 2012 ratings have found their groove and held steady this week as the Top 9 singers belted out their musical idols and favorite tunes.

Wednesday night’s performance show pulled in just over 17 million viewers and dominated the coveted 18-49 age group for the night. Those numbers kept FOX on even ground with the previous week’s round of of season 11 performances.

Viewership dropped a million or so for results on Thursday night when just under 16 million tuned in to find out who was sent home on American Idol 2012. These ratings held steady from the week before and kept American Idol just behind CBS’ The Big Bang Theory in the 18-49 demo.

17 to 15 million viewers a night isn’t too bad at all, but it’d be great to get American Idol back over that 20+ million marker. Can this group of Idol finalists and the right theme make that happen this season of American Idol 2012?

Source: TV By The Numbers

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