Ratings: Good Wife Surges With Finale

Good Wife Alicia Kalinda Scene

CBS’ The Good Wife wrapped Season 6 on Sunday night with 9.2 million total viewers and a 1.2 demo rating, rising 10 and 33 percent week-to-week to hit its best numbers since Jan. 11 and match its year-ago finale.

TVLine readers gave the closer — which featured the first Alicia/Kalinda scene in a small eternity, as Archie Panjabi exited the series — an average grade of “B.”

Leading out of that, the cancelled Battle Creek (6.4 mil/0.8) ticked up a tenth.


ABC | Once Upon a Time‘s two-hour season finale (5.4 mil/1.7) was flat week-to-week and off 21 and 26 percent from its previous closer; TVLine readers gave it a grade of “A-.” Revenge‘s series finale (4.8 mil/1.3) ticked up and was within a tenth of its previous finale; readers gave it a “B+.”

NBC | A.D. (4.5 mil/0.9) slipped 18 percent and two tenths, while American Odyssey (2.7 mil/0.5) was flat.

FOX | The Simpsons (2.8 mil/1.2) ticked down, Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2.6 mil/1.2) was steady, Family Guy (2.6 mil/1.2) slipped and Bob’s Burger‘s (2.5 mil/1.2) rose two tenths.

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