Syfy's 'Merlin' Posts Series High

The third season finale of Syfy’s Merlin drew record ratings Friday.

The episode, which aired at 10 p.m., drew 1.87 million total viewers, a series high for the scripted drama.

Compared to the previous week, Merlin was up 31 percent in total viewers, 30 percent in the ad-favored adults 18-49 demo (621,000) and 20 percent in  adults 25-54 (788,000).

WWE Friday Night SmackDown also saw a bump in the ratings in total viewers to 3.26 million. It also saw a rise in the demos: adults 18-49 (1.29 million) and adults 25-54 (1.29 million).