'Greek' gets quite a rush

Show sets record for ABC Family

ABC Family's college drama "Greek" ended its first season Monday night as the network's most-watched original series telecast ever among adults 18-34.

The Season 1 finale, which aired from 9-10 p.m., averaged 695,000 viewers in the demographic, according to Nielsen Media Research. That includes 384,000 in men 18-34, also a record for the network for an original series telecast.

"Greek's" finale also posted series highs in total viewers (1.4 million), adults 18-49 (798,000), men 18-49 (416,000) and persons 12-34 (1.1 million) and ranked No. 2 in its time period among female teens (267,000). The July 16 series premiere drew 1.1 million total viewers; 303,000 in 18-34; and 508,000 in 18-49.

Overall, "Greek" stands as ABC Family's most-watched original series in adults 18-34 (averaging 409,000) and men 18-34 (172,000) and second-most-watched among women 18-34 (237,000).

TBS' "My Boys" also had its Season 1 finale with back-to-back episodes from 10-11 p.m. Monday. The 10 p.m. episode averaged 1.25 million viewers, and the 10:30 p.m. installment drew 1.29 million.

"My Boys," TBS' first original scripted comedy, debuted Nov. 28 with back-to-back episodes averaging 1.7 million. When the show returned with nine new episodes July 30, two back-to-back installments averaged 1.6 million.
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