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Worst Episodes Ever

April 9, 2007 12:00 AM

Blame last month's early arrival of Daylight Saving Time. Or blame the networks for running so many repeats. Or blame the increasing use of DVRs, or online viewing, or even the quality of the shows themselves. Whatever is to blame, there's no question prime-time shows had a terrible week in the Nielsen ratings.

Wednesday's "American Idol"? Lowest rating in nearly a year. "Dancing With the Stars"? Lowest rating in more than a year. "NCIS"? Worst in two years. "24"? Lowest in three years. "Law & Order: SVU"? Worst since 1999. "Lost"? Lowest rating ever (yet again!). And the list goes on. Even The CW's "Pussycat Dolls Present" hit a season low.

Dontcha wish your ratings were better than this? Yes, everybody does.