By James Hibberd
Updated February 21, 2014 at 05:37 PM EST
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You can bet NBC’s rivals are ready for the Olympics to be over.

Thursday night found Fox’s American Idol getting crushed in the ratings while other networks ran for cover by airing mostly repeats.

The Sochi Winter Olympics had 19.9 million viewers and a 4.9 rating, down 12 percent from the same night in 2010 in Vancouver among total viewers, but up from 2006 in Torino. While Idol sank to a series low, with 9.2 million viewers and a 2.4 rating. Idol is arguably particularly vulnerable to the big international drama of the Olympics since it’s also a judged performance competition. Full chart:

NET/TIME/PROGRAM

ADULTS 18-49

TOTAL VIEWERS (+000_

FOX

8-9P

AM IDOL

2.4

9,193

9-10P

RAKE-

1.0

4,017

ABC

8-10P

TASTE-

0.9

3,158

10-11P

SCANDAL-

R

0.7

2,541

CBS

8:00P

BIG BANG-

R

2.6

10,058

8:30P

MOM SP-THU-

RS

1.8

7,161

9:00P

TWO-MN-

RP

1.6

6,513

9:30P

MILLR

RS

1.3

5,389

10-11P

ELEMENTARY-

R

1.3

5,316

NBC

8-11P

OLYMPICS

S

4.9

19,925

CW

8-9P

ORIGINALS-2/20

RS

0.2

908

9-10P

REIGN-CW

R

0.2

723

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