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On average, about 13.8 million people watched the two-hour season closer, according to early numbers. The show scored a rating of 3.9 in the 18-to-49 demographic, far outpacing its competition among advertiser-desired young adults.
Tuesday night's episode, in which Chin of Jamaica beat out Will Champlin and Jacquie Lee, was down around 20% from last year's fall finale in the demo, but it lost only 2% of its total audience, suggesting that the reality series is skewing older this time around.
NBC also had "Biggest Loser," which rose 5% from last week to a 2.0 in 18-to-49, helping NBC top the other major networks in the demo.
Fox was in all repeats.
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