The Voice - which saw Jermaine Paul crowned the winner - climbed to a peak of 11.59 million viewers and an adults 18-49 demo rating of 4.3, the highest of the evening. The finale was a 16% increase from last season's rating of 3.7.
Earlier in the evening, Fashion Star fell to a season low of 4.4m (1.3) at 8pm.
CBS's NCIS fell to a season low of 17.82m (3.0) at 8pm, but was still the highest rated of the evening in terms of audience figures.
NCIS: Los Angeles was level with last week at 14.49m (3.0) at 9pm, while Unforgettable's season finale rose from last week's series low to 10.73m (2.0) at 10pm.
Fox's Glee rose from last week to a 6.49m (2.6) rating at 8pm, with the New Girl season finale climbing to 5.53m (2.8) at 9pm.
Over on ABC, the Last Man Standing finale slightly climbed to 6.6m (1.7) at 8pm. Cougar Town also climbed from last week's series low to 4.72m (1.5) at 8.30pm.
The Dancing with the Stars results show was even with last week at 13.31m (2.3) at 9pm, but Private Practice dropped to a new series low of 6.08m (1.5) at 10pm.
Finally, The CW's 90210 was even at 1.31m (0.6) at 8pm, with The LA Complex also level at 0.67m (0.3) at 9pm.