Ratings: Smash Ticks Up With Series Finale

Ratings Smash Season 2 finaleIt’s all over but the crying.

NBC’s Smash on Sunday night played to a final audience of 2.4 million total viewers while scoring a 0.5 rating — up 20 percent and a tenth from its previous outing, which aired on a Saturday.

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For the record, the ambitious musical drama averaged 9 million viewers and a 3.2 rating during Season 1 (which aired Mondays at 10), while its Season 2 opener did 4.5 mil/1.1 (on a Tuesday, not long before the sophomore slumper got shuttled to Saturdays).

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Setting the table for Smash, a two-hour recap of The Voice drew 2.4 mil and a 0.5.