Tuesday, February 4, 2003

Broadcast & Cable Nielsens: Week Ending February 2, 2003

FOX'S Tuesday and Wednesday editions of 'American Idol' dominated the broadcast ratings for the week ending February 2, 2003. The Wednesday night episode led the entire week with a 12.6 A18-48 rating and 26.01 million viewers; the Tuesday night episode was at 11.6 with 24.11 million viewers. NBC's 'Friends' (12.2, 25.82 million) was the highest-rated comedy on the week, while 'ER' led among all dramas (10.8, 21.9 million). On the cable side, TBS's 'The Patriot' led the week with 6.23 million viewers, TLC's 'Trading Spaces' was at 5.4 million viewers, and HBO's 'Oz' had 3.2 million viewers.