The “Survivor” Season 35 finale went out mostly steady with its prior week performance and its previous two finales, according to Nielsen data.
Airing at 8 p.m., the two and a half hour finale on CBS drew a 1.9 rating in adults 18-49 and 8.7 million viewers. That is up a few percent in the demo compared to last week’s episode (1.8, 8.7 million), but even in total viewers. The Season 34 finale this past May drew a 1.9 and 8.5 million viewers, while the Season 33 finale last fall drew a 1.9 and 9.1 million viewers.
The Season 35 reunion special at 10:30 p.m. drew a 1.2 and 6 million viewers.
On NBC, an airing of “Pitch Perfect” drew a 0.9 and 3.5 million viewers.
On The CW, an airing of “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer” drew a 0.3 and 1.4 million viewers. The special “Top 12 Greatest Christmas Movies” drew a 0.2 and 1.1 million viewers.
ABC and Fox aired only repeats.
CBS won the night with a 1.8 and 8.3 million viewers. NBC was second with a 0.9 and 3.6 million. ABC was third with a 0.6 and 2.7 million. Fox was fourth with a 0.5 and 1.9 million. The CW averaged a 0.3 and 1.2 million.
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