Fox's legal drama "Rake" debuted with modest results, following more
"American Idol's" trip to Atlanta drew an average of 12.1 million viewers and a rating of 3.3 in 18-49, down 13% from a week earlier. Despite a falling "American Idol" and less-than-robust ratings for "Rake," Fox was the night's top network with an average of 9.58 million people watching and a 18-49 demo rating of 2.5.
The bright spot for NBC: an 8% uptick from the tearjerker drama "Parenthood," in which the marriage of two key characters is on the rocks. "Parenthood" grabbed a 1.3 rating, matching its highest since the second week of this season. Amid the tale of woe, "Parenthood" is getting a significant lift from people catching up via digital recording devices.
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