AMC’s ‘Killing’ finale down from season one

Closer draws 1.9 million viewers over multiple airings

“The Killing” closed its second season, and the answer to the Rosie Larsen murder, in front of 1.45 million viewers in its first telecast Sunday night.

AMC drama, from Fox Television Studios, ended up drawing 1.9 million when the encore telecast is included. In the 18-49 demo, 717,000 watched the two telecasts, as well as 802,000 in the 25-54 demo.

The total viewer number was down significantly from the 2.3 million who watched the season one finale, many thinking they wound find out who the murderer was. The series, however, extended the mystery into the second season and endured a viewer outrage, with many who saying they wouldn’t return to the show.

For the season-two opener on April, “The Killing” drew 1.8 million.

AMC now has decide if it will bring the show back for a third season. Net is set to launch the new season of “Breaking Bad” in July and “Hell on Wheels” in the fall.

Show is exec produced by creator Veena Sud and Mikkel Bondesen.