The series finale of FlashForward went out with a whimper on Thursday: The last of the two-part goodbye only averaged 4.95 million viewers and attracted a 1.3 rating/5 share among adults 18-49 — matching its lowest ratings to date and dropping 41 percent from its season average. The night belonged to Fox, which premiered the seventh season of So You Think You Can Dance. The competition posted a 3.0/10 among adults 18-49 and averaged 8.2 million viewers.
Fox won the night in viewers and the key demographics. CBS aired repeats while NBC bowed the new comedy 100 Questions, which only averaged a 0.8/3 and 2.52 million viewers. At 9 p.m, ABC aired the special Hollywood Salutes Matt Damon: An American Cinematheque Tribute, which earned a 0.8/2 in adults 18-49 and averaged 3.34 million.
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