4:01pm PT by Philiana Ng
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).