Ratings: Race Hits Season High, Mentalist Up

Cobra In My TeethThe penultimate leg of this season’s Amazing Race drew a good crowd. With NFL-related delays in two time zones now factored out, the reality contest ended up with

10.3 million total viewers and a 2.1 demo rating, per finals, marking gains of 30 percent — including a season-high audience.

Leading out of that, The Good Wife also enjoyed increases, up 4 and 23 percent to 10.4 mil and a 1.6.

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The Mentalist, which practically started at 11 pm, drew 9.6 mil and a 1.7, up a tenth from the Red John finale.

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* ABC’s Once Upon a Time was steady with 6.6 mil/1.9, holding onto its previous episode’s all-time low demo rating.

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* NBC Sunday Night Football‘s coverage of the Giants/Redskins game averaged 17.8 mil/6.2, down sharply from last Sunday’s Broncos-Pats match-up (which scored 26.5 mil/9.8).

* Each leading out of repeats, Fox’s Bob’s Burgers (3.4 mil/1.6) and American Dad (3.5 mil/1.7) dipped in both audience and in the demo.

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