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Local Nielsen ratings snapshot (Tues., Dec. 19) -- The Voice makes it a siletn night for rivals

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The latest season finale of NBC’s The Voice made merry in the D-FW ratings Tuesday, more than doubling the crowd for any competing program.

Won by Nashville’s Chloe Kohanski, The Voice drew 341,861 viewers in the 8 to 10 p.m. slot. The next closest competitor, CBS’ 8 p.m. repeat of NCIS, had 142,442 viewers.

The Voice also led all prime-time programming in the advertiser-prized 18-to-49-year-old demographic, pulling in 99,859. In the 7 p.m. hour, a recap of The Voice’s final performances lured 199,419 total viewers to also run first. But ABC’s animated holiday combo of Olaf’s Frozen Christmas and Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice won the hour with 18-to-49-year-olds.

Here are Tuesday’s local news derby results.

Feeding off the big lead-in advantage from The Voice, NBC5 coasted to 10 p.m. wins in both total viewers and 25-to-54-year-olds (main advertiser target audience for news programming.

Fox4 logged twin wins at both 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. while TEGNA8 swept the 6 p.m. races.

LOCAL TV NEWS NOTE -- D-FW’s TXA21 again will burn off portions of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day with the return of the Yule Log. It fires up at 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve and flames out on noon Christmas Day.

The Log has a history of winning its time slot in some of the wee hours.

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