'Downton Abbey' Season Finale Draws 5.4 Million Viewers
Episode is highest-rated PBS program since September 2009
By Andrea Morabito -- Broadcasting & Cable, 2/23/2012 12:03:39 PM
The episode earned a 3.5 household rating, according to Nielsen fast national data, making it the highest-rated PBS program since the premiere of Ken Burns' National Parks in September 2009.
Overall, Downton Abbey's second season ratings were up 25% over its first and its audience doubled the PBS primetime average. This season also saw upticks in online viewing, with full episodes seeing 4.8 million views, an increase of 400% from season one.
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