Ratings: ‘The Voice’ Hits Lowest Performance Finale Ever

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“Voice” still good enough to top night, hand NBC outright victory

Despite “The Voice” hitting an all-time performance finale low, NBC’s combination of singing competitions handed the network a comfortable Monday win.

NBC was first in ratings with a 3.0 rating/8 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and first in total viewers with an average of 11.1 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Voice” at 8 p.m. earned a 3.3/9 and 12.7 million viewers.

At 9, “The Sing-Off” received a 2.2/6 and 7.8 million viewers. The rating is a large increase from Thursdays edition (1.3) that opened the night in the 8 o’clock hour. It’s a slight drop from last Monday’s premiere after “The Voice,” a more apples-to-apples comparison.

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CBS was second in ratings with a 1.9/5 and in total viewers with 6.9 million. “How I Met Your Mother” at 8 earned a 2.7/8 and 7.7 million viewers. At 8:30, “2 Broke Girls” received a 2.3/7 and 7.6 million viewers. “Mike & Molly” at 9 got a 2.2/6 and 8.8 million viewers. “Mom” at 9:30 had a 1.9/5 and 7.3 million viewers. “Hostages” at 10 earned a 1.2/3 and 5.1 million viewers.

Fox was third in ratings with a 1.2/3 and fourth in total viewers with 3.9 million. “Almost Human” at 8 received a 1.6/5 and 5.3 million viewers. Reruns followed.

ABC and Univision tied for fourth in ratings, each with a 1.1/3. ABC was third in viewers with 4.4 million. Univision was fifth in viewers with 2.8 million.

For ABC, following repeats, “The Great Christmas Light Fight” at 9 earned a 1.2/3 and 4.6 million viewers.

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Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.6/2 and in total viewers 1.3 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.4/1 and in total viewers with 1.1 million. It aired entirely reruns.