CW’s veteran Smallville had a solid though not spectacular end of its 10-year run last night. The two-hour series finale of the young Superman series drew 3 million viewers, 1.3/5 in 18-49 and 1.2/4 in 18-34. That was up 50% in the 18-49 demo from Smallville‘s hourlong episode last week but not a series nor season high. It was Smallille‘s most-watched episode since October.

After a lackluster season premiere last week, CBS’ Flashpoint (1.3/5, 7.5 million) jumped 18% in its second airing. In its season finale, CSI: NY (1.5/5, 10.2 million) slipped a tenth from last week, while the season closer of Blue Bloods (1.7/5, 11.4 million) was up 13%. CBS won the night in 18-49 (1.5/5) and total viewers (9.7 million).

On the heels of its renewal earlier in the day, ABC’s Shark Tank (1.3/5, 5 million) ended its second season on a high note, up 8% in the demo and 11% in total viewers from last week. Fox aired a new Kitchen Nightmares (1.5/5), which won the 8 PM hour in 18-49, followed by a repeat.

SciFiGuru
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3 years
As I mentioned in a couple of magazine reviews of the episode, it had both its good...
Mandrake
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3 years
My guess, after reading the producers talk about the finale, after it aired, was that they, nor...
Mandrake
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3 years
"….Because the show was about Clark Kent NOT Superman." This is such a lame excuse. The series...