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TV Ratings: 'Dads' Opens OK, 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Solid, 'New Girl' Returns Up

TV Ratings: 'Dads' Opens OK, 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Solid, 'New Girl' Returns UpTV Ratings: 'Dads' Opens OK, 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Solid, 'New Girl' Returns Up

The newest iteration of Fox's Tuesday comedy block premiered to largely solid last night, kicking off the night with controversial Dads. Fast National ratings give the sitcom a 2.1 rating among adults 18-49, besting last year's comparable opener for Raising Hope by 24 percent. Brooklyn Nine-Nine fared much better. The Andy Samberg vehicle averaged a 2.5 rating among adults 18-49, besting last year's time slot holder (Ben & Kate) by 19 percent.

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New Girl was up from last season's premiere, thanks in part to Fox launching its block a week early. The series averaged a 2.9 rating among adults 18-49, making it the night's strongest broadcast in the key demo and up one-tenth from last fall. The Mindy Project (1.9 adults), which premiered early online and on many cable carriers' VOD platforms, was down half of a point from its series premiere in the same half-hour.

The Million Second Quiz (1.1 adults) was up a tenth of a point from the previous night, leading into a slightly boosted America's Got Talent (2.4 adults). The NBC summer competition heads into its finale up one-tenth of a point from last week,

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