Here’s the press release from Showtime:
SHOWTIME’S FRESHMAN SERIES CONTINUE TO DELIVER RECORD BREAKING RATINGS FOR THE NETWORK
THE BORGIAS Posts Best Ratings For A New Drama Series In Seven Years
THE BORGIAS SERIES PREMIERE NIGHT
9:00 p.m. 1.06 million viewers
11:00 p.m. 432,000 viewers
Total 1.49 million viewers
THE BORGIAS premiere was up 22% from THE TUDORS S1 premiere – 869,000 viewers and 1.27 million viewers for the night.
The series debut of SHAMELESS on Jan. 9 garnered 982,000 total viewers at 9 p.m. and 1.3 million viewers for the night (at the time was our largest drama premiere in seven years until THE BORGIAS. 7 yrs ago: Dead Like Me with 1.11 million).
What do you think? Did you watch? Will you keep watching The Borgias?
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