Fox finale of 'Hell's Kitchen' solid finish


FOX’s two-hour HELL’S KITCHEN finale night held up well against very heavy competition last night.

HELL’S KITCHEN:  2.5/7, up +4% from last week’s telecast. HELL’S KITCHEN Finale:  2.6/6, right in line with its last finale on 12/15/10 (Wednesday 9pm)  
Despite strong premieres on CBS in the 9p hour, the finale of HELL’S KITCHEN grew +4% in the adult demo the 9p hour over its 8p time slot (2.6 vs. 2.5).


Dancing With The Stars (P):  3.9/10, down -24% vs. its last Fall premiere on 9/20/10 and is the show’s lowest-rated premiere ever                                                                          
Castle (P):  3.3/8, up +22% vs. last year’s premiere on 9/20/10                                                                       

How I Met Your Mother 8p (P):  4.7/13, up +31% vs. last year’s season premiere on 9/20/10                                                                       
How I Met Your Mother 8:30p (P):  5.1/13, up +42% vs. last year’s 8-8:30pm season premiere on 9/20/10                                                                       
Two & A Half Men (P):  10.3/24, up +110% vs. its last season premiere on 9/20/10                                                                              
2 Broke Girls (P):  7.0/16, up +79% vs last season’s debut of Mike & Molly on 9/20/10                                                                             
Hawaii Five-0 (P):  3.4/8, down -13% from its series premiere on 9/20/10 and down -49% from its 2 Broke Girls lead-in                                                                              

The Sing-Off (P):  1.9/5, down -32% vs. 12/06/10 and is its lowest-rated telecast ever                                                                       
The Playboy Club (P):  1.6/4, down -30% from the series premiere on Chase on 9/20/10 and is tied as NBC’s lowest-rated fall drama premiere ever (with Crusoe on 10/17/08)    

(source: FOX)