PARENTHOOD aired its season finale and generated 4.9 million viewers and a 1.8 demo rating. Considering its recent surge in the ratings, it was down 11% in the demo from the previous two weeks and a loss of 500,00 viewers over the last three weeks. Not exactly a way to end the season, but is should see a NEXT season.
Also ending, but was not scheduled to be, was BEN AND KATE. The day after this last airing, FOX announced that the series would be pulled immediately and remaining episodes would be aired at a later date. Its not a surprise that the series was finally pulled. it had not drawn over 3 million viewers since October.
Rounding up the numbers, ABC took the night in the A18-49 ratings with a 1.9 rating and placed second in total viewers with 5.7 million viewers. CBS won the night in viewership with an average of 10.6 million viewers, but finished fourth with a 1.5 demo rating. FOX posted 3.4 million viewers and a 1.7 demo rating for the night, while NBC finished with a 1.6 demo rating, but had more viewers with a 4.8 million average. The CW averaged 1.4 million viewers and a 0.5 demo rating.
|9:00||CBS||NCIS: LA [R]||11.930||1.7||-7.2%|
|8:00||CW||Hart of Dixie||1.450||0.6|
|9:00||CW||Emily Owens M.D.||1.360||0.4||-9.7%|
|8:30||FOX||Ben & Kate||2.530||1.2||-34.8%|
|9:30||FOX||The Mindy Project||3.050||1.5||-26.2%|
|8:00||NBC||Off Their Rockers||5.910||1.6|
|8:30||NBC||Off Their Rockers||5.910||1.8||0.0%|
|9:30||NBC||The New Normal||3.280||1.2||-17.8%|