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May 25, 2012

21 Million Viewers For Wednesday’s ‘American Idol’, Finale A New Low

American Idol finale was the least-watched finale in the show’s history.

The show averaged 21.5 million viewers and was down 27% and 30%, respectively, compared to last-season’s finale in viewers and advertiser-coveted young adults, according to preliminary ratings.

On the positive side for the Fox reality singing competition, the broadcast was the highest-rated entertainment show since the Academy Awards.

The show also easily beat the finale for The Voice, a competitor in the genre. It topped The Voice by 81% in total viewers and 45% in the young-adult demographic.

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