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01/17/2014 02:50 pm ET Updated Jan 25, 2014

Is 'American Idol' Doomed?

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"American Idol" returned Wednesday night to once again post its lowest premiere rating ever. The 13th season of Fox’s veteran reality series delivered 15 million viewers and a 4.6 adults 18-49 rating, down 23 percent from last year — even though new judge Harry Connick Jr. is getting glowing reviews from critics and fans.

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