|The Voice Recent Season Ends||Dancing with the Stars Recent Ends |
|3.8 -> 4.2 -> 4.9 (fall 2012) |
3.3 -> 3.7 -> 4.4 (spring 2013)
3.5 -> 3.3 -> 4.0 (fall 2013)
3.0 -> 3.1 (prelim) -> (?) (spring 2014)
|2.4 -> 2.7 -> 3.0 (fall 2012) |
2.0 -> 2.6 -> 2.7 (spring 2013)
2.0 -> 2.2 -> 2.4 (fall 2013)
2.3 -> 2.5 (prelim) -> (spring 2014)
The above numbers are the last two performance weeks (Monday), then the Tuesday finale.
I was gonna do a spread here, but I decided the more interesting issue in this case is how much they hurt each other collectively. Under normal circumstances, I'd follow the recent year-to-year trends and say The Voice goes about 15% behind last spring's finale (to about a 3.7) while Dancing with the Stars would roughly match last spring's 2.7. But since both have to deal with the other for the first time, that should limit their ability to spike compared to previous seasons; we saw that at play a bit last night as neither grew much for the performance finale. I say it takes the combined total about 5% behind what they'd "normally" do.
Dancing with the Stars PLUS The Voice Over/Under: 6.05.
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