Ratings: Major Crimes Wins Night in Penultimate Outing, Retains Title for Most Watched Show of Week

309- flynn provenza raydor tao lrMajor Crimes continued its chart-topping summer run last night, winning the night as the most watched basic cable offering with 5.2 million viewers tuning in its penultimate summer outing.

Meanwhile, last weeks episode, the 3rd most watched episode of the series, continued to set records in time-delayed viewing, winning the week as the most watched cable broadcast (including scripted, reality and sports) and brought in the biggest Live + 3 numbers of the season to date, with 7.7 million total viewers, 2.3 million adults 25-54, and 1.8 million adults 18-49. While Live + 7 numbers will not be available for 308 until next week, it will easily surpass the previous Live + 7 season high set by episode 307, with 7.4 million viewers and 2.3 million adults 25-54.

With only one episode left in the summer season, Major Crimes is poised to end the summer as the 2nd highest rated series of the summer (and gaining rapidly on the top position), and is in the Top 4 most watched series in the key 25-54 demographic.

Congrats to the cast and crew on continuing to dominate the summer! BOOM!