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Sniping, then singing as 'American Idol' returns

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Fox network is putting a brave face on the shrinking appeal of "American Idol." Its 12th-season premiere Wednesday posted "an expected 19 percent decline versus least season" in the 18-to-49 demographic, the network said on Thursday. But the network hastened to add that Fox still had the highest-rated night of entertainment programming of any network thus far this...