Fox wins Wednesday with 'Idol'


Fox's "American Idol" led an uneventful Wednesday night in the ratings, the singing competition giving an average performance amid plenty of repeats and other reality shows.

Fox won the night with "Idol" (25.4 million, 9.7/25). Lead-in "Moment of Truth" had a season low (10 million, 3.9/11), though still dominated the 8 p.m. hour.

ABC was second with "Wife Swap" (6.3 million, 2.3/7), a repeat and "Men in Trees" (5.6 million, 1.5/4).

CBS and NBC tied for third, with CBS airing "Big Brother" (6 million, 2.1/6) and repeats.

NBC had "Law & Order" franchise repeats (averaging 7 million, 1.8/5 for the night).

The CW aired "America's Next Top Model" (3.5 million, 1.7/5) and a repeat.