Onetime CW savior The Vampire Diaries punched out final night, attack a year-plus ratings high in a process.
The drama, that changed to Fridays for a bulk of a final dual seasons, pulled a 0.5 rating among adults 18-49 and 1.2 million viewers during 9 p.m. Though usually a tenth of a ratings indicate disproportion from final week, that’s still a best display given early 2016.
The Vampire Diaries was a initial large flagship for The CW. At a peak, a beginner season, a uncover drew ceiling of 4 million viewers and had a 2.0 rating. Its audience, that has given eroded in total, has also started skewing some-more and some-more digital. (The eighth and final deteriorate also doubles a display with live-plus-7 ratings.)
Naturally, The Vampire Diaries was not a night’s tip performer. Bragging rights go to a four-way tie of NBC’s Dateline and CBS’ Blue Bloods and Hawaii Five-0. Each of a 3 averaged a 1.1 rating in a pivotal demo, Hawaii Five-0 being a second hour of a two-part crossover with MacGyver (1.1 adults).
CBS simply won a night by all measures and averaged a strong 8.9 million viewers.