USA TODAY US Edition
BEYOND THE NUMBERS
NBC comedy Truth Be Told claimed ,
2.6 MILLION same-day viewers for Friday’s opener, less than half of ABC’s competing Dr. Ken (5.8 MILLION). CW’s Monday duo of
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (899,000) and Jane the Virgin (1.1 MILLION) were also low. NBC’s Chicago Fire returned
Tuesday with 7.4 MILLION, down from last fall’s 9.2 million.
The main portion of the first debate among Democratic presidential candidates netted CNN a record
15.8 MILLION viewers Tuesday, still 8 million shy of earlier GOP debates on Fox News.
FX’s Fargo claimed 1.6 MILLION viewers for Monday’s second-season premiere. Elsewhere, new seasons of Cinemax’s The Knick (269,000 Friday), WGN America’s Manhattan
(265,000 Tuesday) and Comedy
Central’s Nathan for You (225,000 Thursday) opened modestly in same-day viewing.