Credit: Colleen Hayes/ABC Television Group © 2011 Disney Photo: Guest Star Jennifer Beals in Castle Season 4, Episode 16, "Linchpin"

The good news just keeps rolling in, Castle fans!

For the second week in a row, our favorite show has dominated in the ratings, smashing the competition (pun intended!) in total number of viewers as well as Adults 25-54.

Not only did Castle finish with 49 percent more total viewers than NBC's Smash, the ABC crime procedural is up 9 percent week over week. Season 4, Episode 16, "Linchpin" gave Castle the best numbers it has seen in three weeks.

If you think that's impressive, try this: Last night's episode finished with 8 percent more viewers than last year.

OK, ABC. You can announce our Season 5 renewal any day now!

Credit: YouTube Photo: Castle Promo for Season 4, Episode 17: "Once Upon a Crime" (VIDEO)

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