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Final Verdict on Bachelorette Finale: You Approve

The Bachelorette, Ali Fedotowsky, Roberto ABC/Chris Chavira

The Bachelorette, Jersey Shore, Project Runway.

Which shows were in—and which show was out?

The answers—and more questions (yes, don't worry, we'll get to what President Barack Obama did to The View, and what Scott Disick's doing to Kourtney & Khloé Take Miami)—in the latest TV ratings quiz:

1. Did The Bachelorette give away too much too soon? Not for ABC. Last night's sixth-season finale, featuring the surprisingly swift whacking of Chris Lambton, and the obligatory teary moments with winner Roberto Martinez, was the series' most-watched closer (estimated 11.6 million viewers) since Meredith Phillips ended up with the man she'd eventually break up with, all the way back in 2004. 

2. Will Snooki be able to for pay for bail the next time she's arrested? OK, firstly, that's rude. Secondly, the lady didn't even have to post bail last week. (She's going to have to come up with something better than disorderly conduct if she wants to run up a bill.) And, thirdly, her gravy train is still sloshing along. The second-season premiere of Jersey Shore scored the reality show's biggest-ever audience (5.3 million). Among impressionable 12- to 34-year-olds, it was the No. 1 cable show of the year.

3. Is there such a thing as too much Project Runway? Maybe. The eighth-season, 90-minute premiere averaged 2.5 million, a cable-good number that doesn't look so good compared to where the show was last summer (4.2 million for the sixth-season premiere) or even last February (2.9 million for the seventh-season premiere). It wasn't even Lifetime's most-watched series of the week—Army Wives (3.3 million) was.

4. What makes Obama a history-maker? His sitdown on The View helped the daytime talker to its biggest-ever audience (6.6 million). There's probably some other stuff he's done, too.

5. What's the upside of Disick's meltdown? His mirror-cracked moment helped Kourtney & Khloé Take Miami to the series' highest-ever household ratings, and 3.5 million viewers overall.

Here's a look at the 10 most-watched, all-new broadcast and cable primetime shows for the week ended Sunday, per Nielsen Media Research:

  1. America's Got Talent (Wednesday), 9.8 million
  2. America's Got Talent (Tuesday), 9.7 million
  3. The Bachelorette, 8.9 million
  4. iCarly, 7.7 million
  5. Big Brother (Sunday), 7.1 million
  6. The Closer, 6.8 million
  7. Big Brother (Wednesday), 6.707 million
  8. Rookie Blue, 6.706 million
  9. Rizzoli & Isles, 6.55 million
  10. Big Brother (Thursday), 6.5 million

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