American Idol, Allison Iraheta, Kris Allen, Adam Lambert

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The Answer Is Nope: The question is, "Are you the only person who skips the American Idol results show, and reads online recaps instead?" Last night's results show, airing on Thursday, instead of Wednesday, per usual, was watched by a season-"low" 20.7 million, preliminary Nielsen estimates showed.

Good Thing for Idol CSI Isn't What It Used to Be, Either: Downsized or no, Idol was still the night's No. 1 show in viewers and the 18-49 demo. CSI finished second for the night in viewers (17.8 million), and tied for second in the demo with the hot Hell's Kitchen (9.9 million overall viewers). 

Stupid Network Tricks, Part 1: NBC again burned off a new 30 Rock (6.3 million) after an old Office (5.3 million). Compared to its last new episode, which did air after a new Office, the Tina Fey comedy was down nearly 20 percent in viewers, and nearly 25 percent in the demo.

Stupid Network Tricks, Part 2: NBC aired its kid-friendly Kung Fu Panda special, Secrets of the Furious Five (4 million), opposite the first half-hour of the kid-dominating Idol.

Etc.: Ugly Betty (6.8 million) had a rough time against Idol, while Survivor: Tocantins (12.3 million) held up okay. ER (8.7 million) won the 10 p.m. hour in the demo.

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