Ratings: Desperate Housewives Series Finale Leads ABC to Win

Joyce Eng
TV Guide
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The series finale of Desperate Housewives brought ABC a Sunday night ratings victory.

The two-hour episode drew 11.1 million viewers and a 3.2 rating in the adults-18-to-49 demographic — rising 19 percent from last week and a tying a season high. It was also up a tad from last year's season finale. Lead-in Once Upon a Time closed out its freshman season to 9.45 million viewers and a 3.2, up 7 percent from last week.

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Survivor: One World's two-hour season finale garnered 10.22 million viewers and a 2.8, on par with its regular performance on Wednesdays. Its reunion show (8.07 million, 2.4), however, was the franchise's lowest-rated reunion show ever.

On NBC, the recently canceled Harry's Law (7.6 million, 1.0) grew 25 percent from last week and Celebrity Apprentice (5.4 million, 1.9) dipped to tie a series low.

8 p.m.
CBS: Survivor: One World 10.22 million viewers (2.8 demo rating) [8-10 p.m.]
ABC: Once Upon a Time 9.45 million (3.2)
Fox: The Simpsons 4 million (1.9); Bob's Burgers 3.6 million (1.8)
NBC: Harry's Law 7.6 million (1.0)

9 p.m.
ABC: Desperate Housewives 11.1 million (3.2) [9-11 p.m.]
Fox: Family Guy 4.9 million (2.3); American Dad 4.12 million (2.0)
NBC: Celebrity Apprentice 5.4 million (1.9) [9-11 p.m.]

10 p.m.
CBS: Survivor: One World Reunion 8.07 million (2.4)

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