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HBO's 'Newsroom' Wraps Up First Season on a High Note; Numbers Are In for 'True Blood' Finale Too B&C

HBO's "The Newsroom" delivered a series ratings high for the show's Sunday finale, reports B&C. The season finale drew 2.3 million viewers, the story reports.

That compares with the 2.1 million viewers who tuned in for the show's June 24 debut. Combined with its midnight encore, the show earned a cumulative series high of 2.8 million viewers.

"True Blood," which also aired its finale on Sunday, drew 5 million viewers, marking a 2% decline from last season's finale. However, including all of its airings, the finale drew a season-high 6.3 million viewers.