American Idol Averaged 34.4 Million Viewers in Final Seven Minutes of Finale
In the final seven minutes of last night’s season finale of American Idol it averaged 34.39 million viewers and a 12.0 rating with adults 18-49 and a 9.3 rating with adults 18-34.
Overall the finale was down 18% with adults 18-49 to an 8.2 rating, a series low for a finale, and down 16% with viewers. Even the final seven minutes was down around 15% from last year when it averaged around 40 million. But relative to its peers, Idol still packed ’em in like no other.