urx unit loader Ratings: 'Breaking In' premieres high, 'Idol' losing steam
lauren alaina 9 Ratings: 'Breaking In' premieres high, 'Idol' losing steamFast National ratings for Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Idol” slipped a bit this week for their Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall of Fame theme, down a touch in viewers and a slightly more significant amount in the 18-49 demo.

The show was only 90 minutes to accommodate the premiere of new half-hour comedy “Breaking In,” which debuted to nice numbers. We’re interested to see how much of an audience it can hang onto.

]]>8 p.m. FOX: “American Idol” (21.5 million, 12.5/20)
CBS: “Survivor: Redemption Island” (10.5 million, 6.2/10)
ABC: “The Middle” rerun (4.7 million, 3.2/5) / “The Middle” rerun (4.4 million, 3.0/5)
NBC: “Minute to Win It” (3.3 million, 2.1/3)
The CW: “America’s Next Top Model” (1.9 million, 1.3/2) 18-49 leader: “American Idol” (6.8) 9 p.m.

FOX: “American Idol” (24.4 million, 13.7/21) / “Breaking In” (9.8 million, 5.1/9)
CBS: “Criminal Minds” (13.9 million, 8.4/13)
ABC: “Modern Family” rerun (5.3 million, 3.4/5) / “Mr. Sunshine” (4.6 million, 3.1/5)
NBC: “Law & Order SVU” rerun (3.6 million, 2.5/4)
The CW: “Shedding for the Wedding” (876 K, 0.7/1) 18-49 leader: “American Idol” (5.6) 10 p.m. CBS: “Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior” (8.9 million, 5.6/9)
NBC: “Law & Order: SVU” (8.20 million, 5.4/9)
ABC: “Off the Map” (3.8 million, 2.7/4) 18-49 leader: “Law & Order: SVU” (2.3) Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change, especially in the case of live telecasts. Source: The Nielsen Company. More ratings at Zap2it: Daily, weekly and cable