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Friday May 22, 2009 12:47 am

Wednesday Ratings: Sour Notes for American Idol

Did everyone just assume Adam Lambert was going to win? Over 100 million votes were cast for the Idol finale, but less than a third of that figure bothered to watch. Last night’s two-hour extravaganza tied the smallest audience numbers for an ender since Season 1. Meanwhile, the program had the lowest 18-49 performance for a closer…ever.

American Idol's Kris Allen8pm

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  • (6.7 million, 1.9/5 in 18-49) lost 1.1 million.

*denotes repeat

(You can review last Wednesday’s ratings here.)



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