" Sunday's penultimate episode of
The Next Food Network Star
's third season served up 2.6 million viewers, making it the highest-rated telecast in the channel's history. The finale airs Sunday at 9 pm/ET.
delivered 3.7 million total viewers this Sunday and was basic cable's top-rated program in several key demos, even besting the Big 3 in women 18-to-49.
" Leading into
, Marisa Coughlan's
Side Order of Life
premiered to 2.4 million, followed by Lili Taylor's
State of Mind
, which opened with 2.3 mil.