'iCarly' Finale Draws 6.4 Million Viewers

More than 6 million viewers watched the final episode of Nickelodeon’s hit series iCarly last Friday, according to Nielsen.

The Nov. 23 iGoodBye final episode of the five season-old iCarly franchise drew 6.4 million total viewers, and drew monthly viewership highs among kids 2 to 11 (2.8 million viewers) and tweens (2.6 million), according to the network.

Additionally, Nickelodeon’s new, live-action comedy series Marvin Marvin drew 2.6 million total viewers, winning its time period with all kid and tween demos. The premiere of the series, starring Lucas Cruikshank, averaged 1.4 million kids viewers and 1.2 million viewers among 6 to 11 year olds tweens, said the network.

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.