Ratings: ‘9-1-1’ Returns Propel Fox to First Place

Tony Maglio
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Fox returned “9-1-1” and “9-1-1: Lone Star” last night, and boy were they a sight for sore (TV network executive) eyes. Last Monday, Fox tied Telemundo for fifth place in ratings. Last night, Fox won primetime outright. Yes, it was a pretty big upgrade from the season finale of the pretty low-rated “America’s Most Wanted” revival to the regular Monday double whammy of the original “9-1-1” and its hit spinoff. NBC finished second on Monday, thanks to “The Voice.” Also Read: ACM Awards on CBS Fall to All-Time Lows in Ratings and Total Viewers Fox was first in ratings with a 0.9 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 5.7 million, according to preliminary numbers. At 8 p.m., the first post-hiatus episode of “9-1-1” landed a 1.0/7 and 5.9 million total viewers. At 9, spinoff “9-1-1: Lone Star” drew a 0.8/5 and 5.4 million total viewers. NBC was second in ratings with a 0.7/5 and in total viewers with 5 million. “The Voice” from 8 to 10 averaged a 0.9/5 and 6.2 million total viewers. “Debris” at 10 settled for a 0.4/3 and 2.6 million total viewers, dragging the broadcast network’s primetime...

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