note: the 2.9 million in the headline below includes the 11pm encore.
via press release:
™ DELIVERS THE SERIES' HIGHEST RATED SEASON YET
Season Five Finale Scores 2.9 Million Viewers
- Season Five of will be the series' highest rated season to-date, averaging over 5 million viewers per week (across linear and on demand).
- 's season five finale garnered 2.5 million viewers at 9 p.m. and an additional 401,000 viewers at 11 p.m. for a total of 2.9 million viewers. The finale was up 40 percent above the season five premiere (1.77 million). Despite facing tough competition in the hour ( delivered its best primetime NFL ratings in twelve years), the season five finale was on par with the season four finale.
- When On Demand and Live+7 viewers are tallied, the season five finale is on pace to deliver 6 million viewers.