'Mad Men' Season Five Finale Hits Ratings High

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The conclusion of Mad Men's fifth season Sunday night averaged 2.7 million viewers at 10 p.m., the most-watched finale in the series' history.

In total viewers, the audience for the AMC drama grew 11% over the season-four finale, according to Nielsen. In the key adults 25-to-54 demo, the episode drew 1.4 million viewers, up 13%, while is scored with 1.2 million adults 18 to 49, 11% more than from the fourht-season finisher.

Overall, season five was Mad Men's most watched to date, averaging 2.6 million viewers, an improvement of 15% over its fourth campaign. The retro advertising series also grew 10% among adults 25 to 54 and 17% against person 18 to 49.