Post-Carell “Office” Drops in Ratings

Posted Friday May 6, 2011 2:20 PM GMT

Last week was a monumental moment for “The Office” as Steve Carell said farewell, but last night ratings took a dive.

According to a report, the NBC comedy dropped 17 percent in the 18-49 demographic landing in fourth place.

The total for the night was 6.8 million viewers, giving the first post-Carell episode of “The Office” a 3.5 rating.

Still, Will Ferrell & Co. came out on top of the season finale of “30 Rock” which only garnered 4.2 million viewers with a 2.1 rating.

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