Ratings: Once and Revenge Tick Up, The Mentalist and Red Widow Rise With Finales
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ABC enjoyed upticks across the board this second Sunday of May sweeps, starting with the penultimate Once Upon a Time, which with 7.4 million total viewers and a 2.2 rating was up 3 percent and two tenths versus last week.
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Leading out of that, the penultimate Revenge (6.2 mil/1.8) inched up 3 percent and a tenth, while Red Widow (3.5 mil/0.9) wrapped its freshman run by adding a handful of viewers and a tenth in the demo.
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Over on CBS, The Amazing Race crossed its 22nd finish line with 9 million total viewers and a 2.3 demo rating, down a tick week-to-week and off 15 percent from its previous spring finale. The Mentalist‘s finale drew Sunday’s largest primetime crowd — 9.2 million — while scoring a 1.7 rating, up 6 percent and a tenth. (It also found an eerie way to reveal the Red John suspects.)
Elsewhere, NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice (4.7 mil/1.4) dipped 7 and 12 percent to tie a series low… Pending NASCAR-related adjustments, Fox’s The Simpsons (1.7) and Family Guy (2.1) were down, while Bob’s Burgers (1.7) and American Dad (2.1) were up.