By James Hibberd
Updated April 18, 2013 at 05:08 PM EDT
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Suburgatory, that perpetually under-the-radar ABC comedy, ended its second season on a low note in the ratings Wednesday night.

With back-to-back episodes in the 8 p.m. hour, the finale was down 6 percent from last week. The show left several plot threads up in the air for a potential third season, but will ABC give the show another round?

Right now, the odds are slightly against the series returning. With bubble shows that are still not renewed at this point, their fate tends to hinge on the strength of the network’s new pilots. And the buzz at ABC is that comedy development is strong this year. Suburgatory‘s fate will be revealed sometime before the network’s upfront presentation to advertisers in New York City next month.

Meanwhile another ABC comedy, newbie How to Live with Your Parents for the Rest of Your Life, dropped for the third week in a row, down 20 percent. Fox’s American Idol rose a little more this week, continuing its new upswing. Here’s the full chart:

FOX

8-10P

IDOL

#1

3.3

12,449

ABC

8:00P

SUBURGATORY

S

#7

1.5

5,363

8:30P

SUBURGATORY

#5t

1.7

5,453

9:00P

MOD FAMILY

R

#3t

2.0

6,379

9:30P

HOW-PARNTS-

#3t

2.0

6,015

10-11P

NASHVILLE

R

#12

0.9

2,927

CBS

8-9P

SURVIVOR

#2

2.6

9,819

9-10P

CRIMINAL

R

#5t

1.7

7,115

10-11P

ELEMENTARY

RS

#8t

1.2

6,304

NBC

8-9P

DATELINE

#8t

1.2

5,060

9-10P

LAW&O:SVU

R

#10

1.1

4,498

10-11P

CHICAGO FIRE

R

#11

1.0

3,672

CW

8-9P

ARROW

R

#14

0.4

1,655

9-10P

SUPRNATURAL

R

#13

0.5

1,553

Suburgatory

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  • TV Show
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  • In Season

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