‘Rescue Me’ goes out strong

Finale draws series' biggest aud since '07

The series finale of FX’s “Rescue Me” on Wednesday drew 2.33 million overall viewers, the program’s highest total since its fourth-season finale in 2007.

Among adults 18-49, the show had its best performance since its fifth-season premiere in 2009.

For its seventh and final season, “Rescue Me averaged 1.49 million total viewers, a 10% improvement from its previous season. In the 18-49 demo, viewership was virtually the same year-to-year.

“Rescue Me,” which premiered in 2004, averaged about 2.75 million overall viewers over its first three seasons.

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