TV Ratings Report: The Biggest Bang Ever

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The Big Bang Theory did not wrap up Season 7 quietly last night, airing its most-watched season finale in show history.

The episode that featured an engagement and a sexual encounter earned 16.3 million viewers overall and 4.8 rating among 18-49-year olds, increasing 13 and 26 percent, respectively, from last Thursday's installment.

Elsewhere, the conclusion of Rosemary’s Baby tanked, while The Vampire Diaries and American Idol enjoyed slight boosts...

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8 p.m.
The Vampire Diaries: 1.5 million viewers
Hollywood Game Night: 3.8 million
Hell’s Kitchen: 4.7 million
The Big Bang Theory: 16.3 million/The Millers: 9.8 million
Grey’s Anatomy rerun: 3.6 million
9 p.m.
Grey’s Anatomy: 8.6 million
American Idol: 8.5 million
Two and a Half Men rerun: 7.5 million/Bad Teacher: 5.5 million
Rosemary’s Baby: 3.3 million
Reign: 1.2 million
10 p.m.
Elementary: 7.3 million
Black Box: 4.2 million

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