TV Ratings: 'Resurrection' wins but slips from debut, 'Believe' premieres weak

By Kyle Johnson,

ABC's Resurrection might have been the top show on Sunday night, but it slipped from its debut, while NBC's Believe and Crisis were not great in their premieres.

For the evening, ABC averaged 7.65 million viewers and a 2.1 in the 18-49 demographic. Once Upon a Time was down a small amount to a 2.3 demo rating, while Resurrection slipped in its second episode down to a 3.0 in the demo, reports HitFix. Revenge also slid, down to a 1.7 rating.

Fox was a distant second with a 1.7 in the demo and 3.94 million viewers. The Simpsons was up slightly to a 1.9, while Bob's Burgers improved to a 1.1 in the demo. American Dad dropped to a 1.3 and Cosmos fell from its premiere to a 1.9 in the demo. The numbers could improve once nine other networks that were simulcasting the show report in.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, CBS averaged 9.1 million viewers and a 1.5 in the 18-49 demo. New 60 Minutes improved to a 1.7 in the demo and The Amazing Race remaining consistent with a 1.8 demo rating. The Good Wife was even with a 1.3, while The Mentalist slipped to a 1.3 in the demo.

The true premiere of Believe was weak with a 1.4 in the demo, while Crisis started off slightly stronger with a 1.6 rating. For the night NBC tied CBS in the demo, but averaged only 5.9 million viewers.

image courtesy of ABC



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