/// Ratings for TNT’s ‘The Closer’ Show Rapid Pickup as Age Increases

August 14, 2012  |  Media Week

TNT shut the door on The Closer on on Monday night, with more than nine million fans tuning in to see the series off—about seven million of whom were 50 or older. It's a trend that has dogged any number of police procedurals: huge numbers; not enough young people. Mind you, any cable show that gets more than two million viewers in the demo is doing just fine, thank you, but those numbers are outside the norm for the venerable drama: the highest 18-to-49 rating it drew in its final season, prior to that episode, was 1.3 million viewers on July 30; its season premiere wasn't even in the top 50 shows on cable. What's interesting is that


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