Fox may have a call to make after all. Wayward Pines‘ series finale on Thursday night drew 3.9 million total viewers and a 1.2 rating, rising 18 and 33 percent week-to-week and matching its demo high.
As such, Fox notes, Wayward stands as the top-rated scripted series of the summer, and is the only one to maintain at least a 2.0 in the demo (with DVR playback added in).
TVLine readers gave the finale an average grade of “B” and the 10-episode series overall an “A-.”
Opening Fox’s night, Boom! (2.2 mil/0.6) added a few eyeballs but ticked down in the demo.
ABC | Another one-season series, Astronaut Wives Club (3.8 mil/0.6), slipped 14 and 33 percent to season lows. Mistresses (2.9 mil/0.7) dipped 12 percent and a tenth, while Rookie Blue (3.8 mil/0.8) ticked up to a season high in the demo.
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CBS | A Big Bang rerun (7.3 mil/1.5) drew the night’s largest audience. Big Brother (5.8 mil/1.8) slipped two tenths, while Under the Dome (4.6 mil/1.0) dipped to an audience low while inching up a tenth in the demo.
THE CW | Beauty and the Beast (1 mil/0.2) lost a precious tenth, while Dates (570K/0.1) was flat.
NBC | Food Fighters (3.5 mil/0.8) dipped a tenth. Dateline Thursday Night Mystery did 5.2 mil/1.0.