'Burn Notice' RegistersTop Fall Ratings


Burn Notice uncovered its best Nielsen markets during its fall run last night.

The Dec. 9 episode of the USA Network spy series racked up 4.34 million watchers, according to Nielsen data, 17% more than its season-low from the prior week. The penultimate installment of the series' fall run also scored a 1.5 rating among persons 18 to 49, translating into 2.02 million of those watchers. That was 23% above Burn Notice's Dec. 2 low water mark with the demo.

The Thursday-night installment pulled in 1.04 million persons 18 to 34 and 2.12 million adults 25 to 54, gains of 36% and 22%, respectively, from the prior week.

Burn Notice finishes its fourth season on Dec. 16, with a two-hour fall-season concluder.