David Cook wins "American Idol"

And the early overnight numbers are in: The two-hour season finale (which was surprisingly entertaining), averaged a 17.5 household rating and 27 share, down from the 19/30 the 2007 finale earned. UPDATE: The adults 18-49 ratings are in, and Idol drew a 11.0/29, down slightly from 11.5/31 achieved for last year’s finale. On the other hand, Idol drew 30.6 million […]

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Tonight, American Idol will crown its seventh winner, with a David and David finale: David Archuelta and David Cook are competing to win. But does anyone care? I mean, besides Tony Kornhiser’s constant harping of Idol on Pardon The Interruption every day (which is a shark jump ready to happen. Do sports fans really care about Idol?), ratings for the […]