Ratings: Mayim Bialik’s ‘Call Me Kat’ Debut Brings Fox Some New Year’s Cheer

Tony Maglio
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Following football, Mayim Bialik’s “Call Me Kat” got off to a pretty good start Sunday on Fox. But were the strong (initial) Nielsen numbers a reflection of the series premiere itself, or the scheduling? The new sitcom wasn’t Fox’s sole noteworthy premiere last night. The broadcast network also debuted new animated show “The Great North” and premiered the ninth and final season of “Last Man Standing.” Due to the nature of live sports, the below Nielsen numbers for NBC, Fox and CBS should be considered subject to significant adjustment. Also Read: Here Are the Premiere Dates for Broadcast TV's New and Returning Winter Shows (Updating) NBC was first in ratings with a 3.2 rating/18 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 11.7 million, according to preliminary numbers. Those Nielsen numbers are the averages of NFL pregame show “Football Night in America” and the Washington Football Team vs. Philadelphia Eagles “Sunday Night Football” game itself. Fox was second in ratings with a 1.3/7 and third in viewers with 5.2 million. At 7 p.m., the conclusion of the Green Bay Packers. vs. Chicago Bears game scored a 3.3/18 and 12.9 million viewers. Postgame show “The...

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