Ratings: Sunday Night Football Pops With Finale, CBS Eyes Upticks

NBC Sunday Night Football‘s season-ending match-up between the Bengals and Steelers drew 18.4 million total viewers and a 5.8 demo rating, up 16 and 12 percent versus last week’s preliminary numbers.


* Pending adjustments due to NFL overrun, CBS’ controversial Undercover Boss (with very roughly 9.4 million viewers and a 1.7 rating), The Mentalist (~8.1 mil/1.4) and CSI (~7.7 mil/1.5) are currently looking at upticks of anywhere from one to three tenths. (Reminder: The Mentalist now moves to Wednesdays at 8, starting Jan. 7.)

* Fox’s Simpsons repeat drew the night’s best non-sports demo rating, with a 2.3.

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