Ratings: Sing-Off Tops X Factor Performance Finale, Michael Buble Bests Celine Dion

Ratings The Sing-Off X Factor FinaleNBC’s The Sing-Off on Wednesday night drew 5.4 million total viewers and a 1.6 demo rating, down about 10 percent week-to-week yet besting The X Factor‘s Season 3 performance finale, which with 5 mil and a 1.3 was down 40 and 52 percent from a year ago (8.4 mil/2.7).

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The X Factor‘s Season 1 performance finale, if anyone morbidly cares, did 11.2 mil/3.3.

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* Barbara Walters’ final Most Fascinating People ABC special drew 8.8 mil and a 2.1, flat in the demo versus 2012 but up 16 percent in audience to a three-year high.

* NBC’s Michael Buble holiday special (5 mil/1.3 at 10 pm, down 12 percent and a tenth versus last year) outrated CBS’ Celine Dion-fronted Home for the Holidays hour (4.9 mil/0.6 at 8 pm, down 25 percent in the demo year-over-year).