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Ratings: 'American Idol' Rises in 500th Episode


By Tony Maglio

CBS topped Wednesday with "Survivor" and its "Criminal Minds" season finale.

For second place Fox, "American Idol" got a 24 percent ratings boost with its 500th episode.

CBS was first in ratings with a 2.2 rating/7 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and first in viewers with an average of 9.9 million, according to preliminary numbers.

Fox was second in ratings with a 2.1/6 and in viewers with 8.8 million.

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