It looks like Will, Grace, Jack, and Karen are just what the doctors ordered for NBC.
This week brought with it the highly anticipated return of the network’s game-changing comedy, ‘Will & Grace,’ and if ratings are anything to judge by, the four have not missed a step. Granted, some of those steps landed on the toes of Trump supporters as the reboot’s premiere episode (aired September 28) was unapologetically politically charged, that certainly didn’t stop viewers from staying tuned.
Defeating ratings titan ‘Grey’s Anatomy’s new season kickoff (part of ABC’s #TGIT lineup), in fact, ‘Will’ not only defeated the usual Thursday night champion, but also every other scripted series that aired that night.
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While the ‘Grey’s Anatomy’s premiere was solid and in line with its other season kickoffs, the Viola Davis-led ‘How To Get Away With Murder’ – which kicked of its highly-anticipated season 4 – premiered to its lowest season numbers yet. A
s noted above, 4.03 milion tuned in to catch the latest of Annaliese Keating and co. Those figures represent a drop from years past:
‘How To Get Away with Murder’ Season Premiere Ratings
Season 1: 14.12 million
Season 2: 8.38 million
Season 3: 5.11 million
Season 4: 4.03 million