TV Ratings: For Life Ticks Up With Finale, Voice Dips But Tops Tuesday

TV Ratings For Life Cancelled Renewed

ABC bubble drama For Life wrapped its freshman run on Tuesday night with 2.9 million total viewers — its largest audience since the premiere — and a 0.5 demo rating, ticking up in both measures with a better-watched lead-in.

Said leadoff hitter, ABC’s Garry Marshall tribute special, averaged 5.6 million viewers (markedly higher than last Tuesday’s sitcom slate) and a 0.6 rating.


NBC | The Voice (7 mil/0.9, read recap) dipped week-to-week but led Tuesday in both measures. Ellen’s Game of Games (4.1 mil/0.8) was steady with its season finale, while Hollywood Game Night‘s home edition did 2.7 mil/0.6.

THE CW | The Flash‘s finale (1.08 mil/0.4) and Legends of Tomorrow (665K/0.2) were both steady in the demo, though the former dipped to its smallest audience in five episodes. TVLine readers gave The Flash‘s early finale an average grade of “C+,” while Season 6B earned a C+” and Season 6A averaged a “B.”

FOX | 24 Hours to Hell and Back‘s double pump averaged 2.3 mil/0.6, on par with its previous episode.

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