The finale of “American Horror Story: Coven” put its spell on 4.2 million total viewers Wednesday night, making it the highest-rated season finale of the FX drama, which has now aired three seasons.
The “Coven” finale was also higher-rated than the season averages of the first two seasons, “American Horror Story: Murder House” and “American Horror Story: Asylum.”
In the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic, the “Coven” finale racked up 2.84 million viewers, and 1.58 million viewers in the 18-34 demo.
To contrast, the “American Horror Story: Murder House” finale drew 3.222 million total viewers, while the “Asylum” finale had 2.288 million total viewers.
The “Coven” finale not only beat out its predecessors, but it also bested all broadcast competition in the 10 p.m. hour and ranked third in primetime in the 18-49 demo with a 2.2 rating.