'Psych' finale draws 1.9 million viewers

By Kyle Johnson,

Psych's eight season run on the USA Network came to an end on Wednesday night and the series went out to quiet TV ratings.

The final episode, titled "The Break-Up" averaged 1.93 million viewers and 908,000 in the advertiser-important 18-49 demographic, reports Deadline. The numbers aren't spectacular, especially compared against USA's finished Burn Notice.

The show, which bowed in September, had its largest audience in over a year with 5 million. The numbers also pale in comparison with Duck Dynasty's sagging season finale, which drew 6 million viewers and a 2.5 in the demo.

On Wednesday Psych star James Roday spoke about the finale, reports USA Today, saying that "It did everything a finale is supposed to do without sacrificing the spirit of Psych."

Show creator Steve Franks said it was tough to put together a proper episode that would satisfy both fans and those involved in the show. He said that he aimed to bring the show to a "satisfying" close, without turning away from what the show was in its final season.



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