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Ratings: ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Season Finale Up, But NBC Finishes Fourth in Key Demo

Stevie Wonder is no Beatle: ”Songs in the Key of Life“ drops 33 percent from 2014’s Grammy salute to the Fab Four

NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice” crowned a champion on Monday, though NBC finished far from first place in terms of ratings. The network finished fourth in the advertiser-sought 18-49 demographic, while ABC topped the competition outright.

CBS’s special “Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life – An All-Star Grammy Salute” dropped 33 percent from 2014’s tribute to The Beatles. That network finished third in the demo and second in total viewers.

ABC was first in ratings with a 2.2 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 8.7 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Bachelor” at 8 p.m. earned a 2.5/7 — the best rating of the night — and 8.9 million viewers. “Castle” at 10 received a 1.6/5 and 8.4 million viewers.

Fox was second in ratings with a 1.8/5, but fourth in viewers with 5.3 million. “Gotham” at 8 had a 2.1/6 and 6.2 million viewers. “Sleepy Hollow” at 9 got a 1.4/4 and 4.5 million viewers.

CBS was third in ratings with a 1.7/5 and second in viewers with 8 million. At 8, “2 Broke Girls” received a 2.2/6 and 8.6 million viewers. At 8:30, “Mike & Molly” earned a 2.2 and primetime-best 9.2 million viewers. At 9, the Grammy salute pulled a 1.4/4 and 7.5 million viewers.

NBC was fourth in ratings with a 1.4/4 and third in viewers with 5.5 million. The season finale of “Celebrity Apprentice” got a 1.6/4 and 6 million viewers. “State of Affairs” at 10 had a 1.0/3 and 4.5 million viewers.

Univision was fifth in ratings with a 1.1/3 and in viewers with 2.9 million.

Telemundo and CW tied for sixth in ratings, both with a 0.6/2. Telemundo was sixth in viewers with 1.5 million viewers; CW was seventh in viewers with 1.4 million viewers.

For CW, “The Originals” at 8 got a 0.6/2 and 1.4 million viewers. “Jane The Virgin” at 9 had a 0.6/2 and 1.3 million viewers.