Nobody was certain who would win Fox’s American Idol, but you could easily predict the show’s finale would mark its lowest-rated closer yet.
Given that Idol is down about 29 percent this season, there was no way Wednesday night’s climactic reveal would overtake last May’s finale, which represented the show’s previous finale low.
Last night, Fox says 21.5 million viewers tuned in to watch Phillip Phillips take the top prize, with a 6.3 rating in the adult demographic. That’s down 32 percent from last year, though up 43 percent from last week’s results show. READ FULL STORY