'Boardwalk Empire' Season Three Finale Draws 2.7 Million

Initial airing down from season two finale, but 4.3M combined audience up

HBO's finale of Boardwalk Empire's third season on Sunday drew 2.7 million viewers for its 9 p.m. premiere airing, which was down from the season's premiere viewership of 2.9 million.

It was also down 10% from last year's season two finale viewership of 3 million. An additional 1.6 million tuned across two more replays for a combined audience of 4.3 million, which was up 13% from last year (although that featured only one replay).

For the season, Boardwalk Empire averaged a gross audience of 7.6 million viewers.