In its final season “Sons of Anarchy” proved to be a huge ratings winner for FX.
Some of the impressive stats, as released by FX on Monday, Dec. 15, 2015:
“The epic final season of FX’s most-popular series, ‘Sons of Anarchy,’ set a ratings record as the most-watched season of any series in FX’s 20-year history. With Live+3 data, the seventh and final season of ‘SOA’ delivered an average of 7.54 million total viewers and 5.0 million adults 18-49, beating the previous record holder – Season 6 of ‘SOA’ (6.98 million total viewers and 4.77 million adults 18-49).
“Additionally, the final telecast of ‘Sons of Anarchy’ ranks as the highest-rated episode of the series among total viewers, women 18-49, adults and men 18-34, and adults, men, and women 25-54. The previous record holder was the premiere episode of the seventh and final season of SOA on Sept. 9.”
“Ranked as the #1 program in all of television on Tuesday in adults 18-49.”
“Delivered 9.26 million total viewers and 6.07 million adults 18-49.”
“Series finale is most watched episode of ‘SOA’ ever (92 episodes).”
Said FX Networks and FX Productions CEO John Landgraf, “It’s a rare and remarkable accomplishment for a television show to generate its – and our channel’s – highest ratings in its final season. We thank [‘Sons of Anarchy’ creator] Kurt Sutter and his team for an epic ride.”