Funny Business with Jane Wells

American Idol Ratings Flat--And DVR Says Winner is David..??

Breaking news from the Hollywood Reporter: ratings for last night's finale of "American Idol" stayed even with last year.

Nearly 32 million people tuned in. Good news, bad news for News Corp. Good news--ratings didn't slip, as they have been most of the season. Bad news--David and David were so much better than Jordin and Blake a year ago, the competition so much stiffer, why didn't the ratings outperform?

If you DVR'd the finale and didn't make sure to extend the time to stop recording, at 9:59:55 you heard Ryan Seacrest say that the winner was, "David..." And then the recording ended.


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