More good news for ABC's "The Muppets" series premiere.
"The Muppets" grew to a 3.8 rating among Adults 18-49 in the L+3 numbers, standing well above its Tuesday debut competition with a 41% advantage over Fox’s Scream Queens (2.7 rating) and 31% over CBS’ Limitless (2.9 rating). The new ABC comedy grew its Total Viewer tally to 11.1 million after 3 days of TV playback.
In L+3 Adult 18-49 ratings, The Muppets is TV’s highest-rated comedy premiere in 1 year since black-ish (on 9/24/14) and ABC’s strongest series debut since How to Get Away with Murder (on 9/25/14).
The Muppets opened as the season’s #2 new series among young adults – behind only Blindspot.
· The Muppets grew +0.9 rating points (+31%) and +2.1 million Total Viewers over its L+SD numbers (2.9 rating and 9.0 million).