September 21 brought with it the highly anticipated premiere of Lee Daniels‘ latest FOX series, ‘Our Kind of People.’
Based on the 1999 Lawrence Otis Graham book, ‘Our Kind of People: Inside America’s Black Upper Class,’ the soapy drama stars Morris Chestnut, Yaya DaCosta, Joe Morton, Alana Bright, Kyle Bary, Nadine Ellis, Rhyon Nicole Brown, Debbi Morgan, and more as members of its main cast.
Viewership = 1.65 million
With opening viewership of 1.65 million, ‘People’ placed eighth on the list of the top 11 most-viewed primetime network programs that aired September 21.
On a more promising note, the Yaya DaCosta-led show’s viewership landed it at #2 for its hour – bested only by CBS crime drama, ‘FBI: Most Wanted’ (which raked in a whopping 7.12 million viewers).
Among all scripted shows that aired last Tuesday across cable and network television, ‘People’ was the 6th most-watched program. Only CBS’ three ‘FBI’ iterations, FOX’s ‘New Amsterdam,’ and FOX’s ‘The Resident’ raked in more eyes.
Catch ‘Our Kind of People’ when it airs Tuesdays at 9p/8p CST only on FOX.