‘American Horror Story: Coven’ Scores Series’ Highest-Rated Season Finale

4.2 million total viewers tune in for FX’s season capper

Last Updated: July 10, 2014 @ 6:58 PM

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.”

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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.

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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.