DiANNe0985 asked me for an updated Season 6 Ratings Chart. So here is it. 

This chart is for the whole season, you can see the ups and downs. 

Seems like American Idol helped a lot, and the second half of the season did a lot better because of it. 

"May the wind always be at your back... and the sun always upon your face... and the winds of destiny to carry you aloft to dance with stars."