Kiefer Sutherland ABC show includes 7.7 million viewers in week after debut, kicking a 2015 “Big Bang Theory” off the platform
The “Designated Survivor” debut seems stunningly better every time you take a gander at it.
The ABC show’s first scene simply broke the Nielsen record for TV’s biggest ever Live + 7 Day general survey increment for a solitary broadcast on any system (counting link). The Kiefer Sutherland activity arrangement pulled in 7.7 million more viewers with a week of deferred viewing. That dropped the past record of 7.2 million, which originated from a December 17, 2015 “Big Bang Theory”
Obviously, deferred survey is still a moderately new wonder, one that increases increasingly footing with every passing season. Furthermore, “Designated Survivor’s” late time space and cliffhanger storylines fits more get up to speed tune-in than, say, “Big Bang”
“Designated Survivor’s” arrangement debut had as of now scored 10 million aggregate viewers in Live + Same Day appraisals. That is an extremely solid number for a 10 o’clock arrangement — particularly on ABC, which has been battling in late seasons.
The story is just about as noteworthy in the publicist pined for 18-49 demographic, which saw the “Designated” introduction twofold from a 2.2 rating to a 4.4. That is not a record, notwithstanding, as a “How to Get Away With Murder” knock (+2.3) beat that two years back.
For comparitive reasons for existing, NBC’s first year recruit hit “This Is Us” included 4.5 million aggregate viewers and 1.8 demo appraisals focuses from its own late introduction. CBS’ shiny new “Bull” developed by 4.9 million general gathering of people individuals and 0.9 demo evaluations focuses.