Ratings: Voice Rises, Dance Dips, Talent Is Tops

The Season 1 finale of The Voice was watched by 10.8 million total viewers and drew a 3.5 rating — NBC’s best demo number for the Wednesday-at-8 time slot since January 2008.

Building further on those tallies was America’s Got Talent, which drew 13.3 million viewers and a 4.0 rating — the show’s best demo for a non-finale Wednesday outing in almost five years. AGT won the night in both measures.

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NBC’s Love in the Wild thus had a tough row to hoe in closing out the strong night. The reality series mish-mash debuted to 6.5 million viewers and a 2.2 rating (shedding 45 percent of its lead-in).

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Facing such formidable competition from 8 to 10 pm, there’s no faulting Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance for dipping 5 percent in the demo (to a 1.9), while playing to 5.4 million total viewers.

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