The total viewership for ABC’s Lost dropped 1 million from last week’s premiere, but it was up 1.2 million viewers from season 5′s second episode and won the 9-10 p.m. hour with Adults 18-49. Hollywood Week boosted American Idol‘s viewership by about 12 percent from last week. NBC’s The Biggest Loser suffered from Idol competition from 8-9, but viewership shot up by 27 percent from start to finish. Meanwhile, the debut of Fox’s Idol followup Past Life faltered in the 9-10 p.m. hour against Loser and CBS’ NCIS: Los Angeles. Viewership for Past Life dropped a whopping 30 percent from 9-10 p.m. The final installment of Jay Leno’s 10 p.m. hourlong couldn’t even top ABC’s The Forgotten, which turned in its best numbers in awhile.
|Time||Show||Viewers (in millions)|
|8:00 p.m.||American Idol 9 (Fox)
The Biggest Loser (NBC)
90210 (The CW)
|9:00||NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS)
Past Life (Fox)
Melrose Place (The CW)
|10:00||The Good Wife (CBS)
The Forgotten (ABC)
The Jay Leno Show (NBC)
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‘The Biggest Loser’ recap: Going after the dream
‘The Jay Leno Show’: I watched so you didn’t have to
‘Lost’ recap: Staying connected
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