ABC’s family fantasy hit is back, and the ratings are up!
The episode, titled “The Heart of the Truest Believer,” also earned a 2.6 rating in the all-important demo of adults 18 to 49. While that’s down 33 percent from last year’s premiere (3.9), it’s up 13 percent from the spring finale (2.3).
The 7 p.m. clip show managed 5.07 million viewers and a 1.3 in the demo.
The season premiere was up against football on NBC (16.73 million average for the hour — the Patriots-Falcons game started at 8:30), the season premiere of The Amazing Race on CBS (8.78 million), and the premieres of The Simpsons and Bob’s Burgers on FOX (6.29 million and 4.41 million, respectively).
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