Things are heating up for the summer's elimination-style reality shows, as both CBS' "Big Brother 3" and Fox's "American Idol" shot up to new ratings heights Wednesday.
Hordes of young viewers have stumbled on Warner Bros./Telepictures' nightly syndicated half-hour "ElimiDate" this summer, pumping up its weekly numbers to a best-ever 2.0 rating.
Three weeks from its finale, Fox's summer hit "American Idol" drew its largest aud yet Tuesday, boosted by a surge in teen viewership.
Household cable ratings for the second episode of E!'s "The Anna Nicole Show" dropped 25% from the show's preem the previous week, while viewership among key demos was buoyant.
Newsmags made a comeback last week, but it was alternative series like Fox's hot "American Idol" that ruled primetime among young adults.
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Fox's "American Idol" hit its highest note yet Tuesday, topping the 12 million viewer mark and delivering the best demo rating for any series this summer.