Ratings: Tuesday (3/05/08)
Tuesday's ratings are in. Was FOX's rookie drama "New Amsterdam" able to capitalize on its blockbuster lead-in "American Idol" and get strong sampling of the pilot episode?
FOX's "New Amsterdam" premiered to 13.65 million viewers. That may be a decent start, but the show moves to its regular timeslot Mondays at 9/8c next week, where it will lead-out of another new drama "Canterbury's Law."
"New Amsterdam" managed to hold on to less than half of "American Idol" audience and over 2.5 million viewers changed the channel by 9:30.
Meanwhile, it seems "Jericho" fans should get ready to bid farewell to the series they saved last year with the nuts campaign.
"One Tree Hill" was somewhat below its season average, but still managed to score almost 3 million viewers.
8:00pm Just for Laughs (5.03 million)
8:30pm Just for Laughs (R) (4.83 million)
9:00pm According to Jim (5.58 million)
9:30pm Carpoolers (4.17 million)
10:00pm Primetime: What Would You Do? (6.41 million)
8:00pm NCIS (R) (10.62 million)
9:00pm Big Brother 9 (6.66 million)
10:00pm Jericho (5.88 million)
8:00pm Biggest Loser (8.67 million)
10:00pm Law & Order: SVU (R) (9.39 million)
8:00pm American Idol (28.22 million)
9:00pm NEW: New Amsterdam (13.65 million)
8:00pm America's Next Top Model (R) (1.62 million)
9:00pm One Tree Hill (2.99 million)