'Being Human,' 'The Kennedys' End Strong

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"Being Human"

Finales for Syfy and Reelzchannel programs held up well in the ratings.

Being Human, already renewed for Season 2, ended its freshman season on Monday and was Syfy’s most successful new winter scripted series since Battlestar Galactica in 2005, drawing 1.66 million total viewers.

Of that number, 1 million was in the adults 25-54 demo with 944,000 in the adults 18-49 demo, rising from last week’s telecast.

Reelzchannel’s two-hour finale of The Kennedys miniseries on Sunday averaged a record 1.45 million viewers. 

In other cable ratings news, Disney Junior's animated series Jake and the Never Land Pirates hit a series high on Saturday among total viewers (2.9 million) and posted its second-highest numbers among kids 2-5 (1.1 million) and boys 2-5 (666,000).

Meanwhile, the premiere of OWN: The Oprah Network's reality series The Judds built on its lead-in, Oprah Behind the Scenes, on Sunday night.

Oprah Behind the Scenes -- which was centered on Winfrey's birthday and featured guests including Jennifer Aniston, Goldie Hawn and Piers Morgan -- averaged 407,000 viewers at 8 p.m.

The Judds, which stars country singing duo Naomi and Wynonna Judd, averaged 624,000 viewers at 9 p.m. A second episode at 10 p.m. improved on that number, drawing 726,000 viewers.

Kimberly Nordyke contributed to this report.

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