More than 3.82 million viewers watched the Season 4 finale of Justified according to Nielsen’s Live+7 numbers. That’s a 70% jump over the 2.249 million reported in Live+Same Day for the FX‘s series’ season finale April 2. The latest final numbers put the Season 4 finale down just 3% in total viewers from 3.95 million who watched the Season 3 ender. Overall, Season 4 was the show’s most-watched ever, pulling in an average audience of 4.008 million, up 4% over the previous two seasons and 20% over Season 1. Among adults 18-49, Season 4 was down a slight 1% with 1.986 million in the demo compared to Season 3’s 2.007 million; the most recent season was essentially even with Season 2 and up 14% over Season 1 in the key demo.
Developed by Graham Yost from Elmore Leonard’s Riding The Rap and Pronto novels and a short story by the author, Justified premiered on March 16, 2010 on FX. At the network’s upfront presentation in NY last month, FX president John Landgraf announced the Emmy-winning series is coming back for a fifth season.