04/19/2013 04:14 pm ET Updated Jun 19, 2013

A 'Big Bang Theory' Rerun Beat 'American Idol' In The Ratings

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Oh, "American Idol"!

"Big Bang Theory" beat you in the ratings with both hands tied around its metaphorical back.

Thursday night's original "Idol" on Fox had 11.9 million viewers and a 2.9 rating among adults 18-49.

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