Face Off: Idol And Dancing
On Tuesday night, American Idol went head-to-head against ABC's Dancing With the Stars. The result was that each show saw its ratings eroded somewhat, although Idol remained the clear winner. In the 9:00 p.m. hour, Idol averaged a 15.5 rating and a 23 share, while Dancing pulled a 9.9/15. Without competition from Dancing, Idol peaked at 8:30 p.m. with a 16.3/25, while without competition from Idol, Dancing peaked at 10:00 p.m. with a 12.3/19.