SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of Tuesday season finale of NBC’s The Voice.
The live two-hour Season 15 finale of NBC’s The Voice (1.7 rating in adults 18-49, 9.836 million viewers) dominated Tuesday in primetime, with all but the CW conceding the night with repeats. Combined with a Voice recap lead-in, the network easily won the night overall.
The Voice‘s finale saw 16-year-old country singer Chevel Shepherd win the trophy, marking the second win in a row for her coach Kelly Clarkson. The live finale was off three tenths in the demo from last fall finale, but up three tenths from the previous week’s penultimate episode.
NBC’s hit singing competition show returns to action with a two-night premiere February 25-26 featuring new coach John Legend.
As for the CW, it went with a pair of specials, Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown (0.3, 1.256M) at 8 followed by Greatest Holiday Videos (0.2, 692,000).
Among the rerun leaders: ABC’s The Conners (0.8, 4.574M) topped all repeats in the demo to kick off the network’s comedy night, while CBS’ NCIS (0.6, 7.076M) paced that network’s procedural lineup.
Overall for the night, after NBC (1.6, 8.95M) came CBS (0.6, 5.74M), ABC (0.5, 2.72M), Fox (0.3, 1.38M) and the CW (0.2, 97K) according to Nielsen’s early Live+Same Day stats.