NBC’s The Blacklist was Red-hot as it entered the winter break, drawing 11.7 million total viewers and a 3.2 demo rating — rising 6 percent and two tenths to its second-best tallies of the season, per finals.
TVLine readers gave the freshman drama’s fall finale an average grade of “A-”; the season resumes Jan. 13.
Opening the Peacock’s night, The Voice’s Top 6 sing-off did 12 mil and a 3.4, on par with its week-ago tallies.
Over on CBS, How I Met Your Mother (7.9 mil/3.0) ticked up a tenth, 2 Broke Girls (8.4 mil/2.7) was flat, Mike & Molly (8.6 mil/2.4) and Mom (7.6 mil/2.1) dipped one and two tenths, respectively; and Hostages (4.5 mil/1.1) dropped 20 percent in audience but held steady in the demo.
ABC’s Charlie Brown Christmas did 7.1 mil and a 1.9, down sharply from last year’s first, late-November airing (8.9 mil/2.9, on a Wednesday) but on par with a December ’12 repeat and besting Fox’s Almost Human in the hour. CMA Country Christmas followed with 7.3 mil/1.5, up a tenth from last year.
Fox’s Almost Human (5.8 mil/1.7) dipped 5 percent and two tenths.