Season Debut of 'American Idol' Is a Win for Fox
"I think I'm going to have to invent a term bigger than 'beyond my wildest expectations,' " said Gail Berman, the president of Fox Entertainment. "The fact that we did 16 percent better than the finale last season is absolutely mind-boggling."
There you have it. Another reality TV success.
NYT: Season Debut of 'American Idol' Is a Triumph for Fox