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The Voice had 11.7 million viewers and a 2.3 rating among adults 18-49, while American Idol's time slot debut had 8.4 million viewers and a 1.8 rating.

Sunday's debut of ABC's American Idol may have been subjected to ratings pressure, but the more interesting battle was saved for night two.

For The Voice, the competition didn't seem to take much bite out of its audience. And the outcome was clear: The Voice came out on top in both total viewers and the adult demo.

Sunday's American Idol premiere pulled a respectable 2.3 rating in the key demo and 10.3 million viewers.

Oil prices retreat as data point to continued gains in USA output
That's more than top exporter Saudi Arabia producers and almost as much as Russian Federation pumps out, at nearly 11 million bpd. Crude oil prices fell Monday ahead of closely watched U.S. inflation data that may set the stage for interest rate hikes.

American Idol and Voice won't go head-to-head for very long. It also was down by the same amount from The Bachelor finale, which ran on ABC last Monday. Idol, which will only have a few airings on Monday, did improve on ABC's 8-10 PM season averages in 18-49 and total viewers and gave a lead-in boost toThe Good Doctor (1.8, 9.8 million). The freshman medical drama topped the hour in both measures with a 1.8 and 9.8 million viewers.

Fox's presentation of a 2006 Simpson interview, during which he speculated about how he might have killed his former wife, was watched by 4.4 million people.

For The CW, "Legends of Tomorrow" (0.4, 1.3 million) and "iZombie" (0.2, 0.74 million) were even.

CBS | Adrift in a mish-mash of repeats, fresh episodes of Man With a Plan (6.4 mil/1.0) and Living Biblically (4.7mil/0.7) each added viewers while steady in the demo. The Resident (0.8, 3.8 million) dipped a tenth to tie its season lows.

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