‘Empire’ finale ratings soar to the tune of 16.5 million

March 19, 2015 6:18 PM

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Wednesday night’s two-hour season finale of “Empire” snared a whopping 16.5 million viewers from 8 to 10 p.m. on Fox — with the last hour growing to 17.5 million viewers.

Even more astounding: that last hour of “Empire” (9-10 p.m.) scored an almost-unheard-of 6.8 rating in adults 18-49. That’s the biggest numbers in that all-important demo for any entertainment program on any broadcast network in nearly three years — since the “American Idol” season finale in May 201...

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