With Survivor snuffed, Ugly Betty looked pretty with 8.5 million total viewers, up a half mil week-to-week. Earl was No. 1 in key demos, and surged 16 percent (7.2 mil) with its season finale. Smallville's season-ender (3.8 mil) trailed a CSI repeat, and dipped 160K.
CSI wrapped its year with an audience of 18.1 mil, while Grey's Anatomy (15.5 mil) matched a record low in demos for a Thursday original. The Office drew 8.2 mil for its season finale, up almost a mil. Supernatural scored 2.9 mil with its helluva finale, up 370 thou.
Trace was champ with 14.5 mil, as Lost (11 mil) slipped another 280K. ER had 8.4 mil tune in for its season-ender, up 800 thou.
Ratings: Good News for Betty and Earl, Bad for Mer