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'Lost' Finale Draws 13.5 Million - Broadcasting & Cable

'Lost' Finale Draws 13.5 Million

Two-and-a-half hour series finale posts a 5.8 rating in the 18-49 demo, making it the top-rated show this season.
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The two-and-a-half
hour series finale of ABC's drama Lost averaged 13.5
million viewers Sunday night and drew a 5.8 rating in the 18-49 demo, making it
the top-rated show this season.  It also marked the best numbers for the
show since February 2008.  The clip show that served as its lead-in Lost: Final
Journey
averaged a 4.0 in the demo from 7-9 p.m.

ABC averaged a 4.8 rating overall in the demo on the night, far surpassing
second-place NBC, which earned a 2.4.  Overall, the network averaged a
6.4/11 rating on the night with 11.4 million viewers. 

Lost's first hour earned a 7.2/11 with 13 million viewers and a 5.6 in
the demo.  The second hour did much the same, charting a 7.2/12 and 13
million viewers.  The final half-hour, which took place outside of
primetime (11-11:30 p.m.) spiked to 8.7/17 and a 6.4 demo rating.

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