For what it is — a low-key ensemble comedy with no stars in it, HBO’s new comedy Girls did respectable business in its premiere last night. It drew 872,000 viewers, holding onto 79% of its lead-in, the season finale of Eastbound & Down (1.1 million). Girls‘ debut viewership was slightly higher than that of the last HBO comedy to launch in the time slot, the Ricky Gervais starrer Life Is Too Short, which opened with 810,000 in February despite a stronger lead-in, the season opener of Eastbound & Down (1.
The debut of HBO’s latest comedy series, the Julia Louis-Dreyfus starrer Veep, drew 1.4 million viewers at 10 PM on Sunday. That was up 8% from the season premiere in the slot of Eastbound & Down, which followed the modestly rated L... Read Post
Last night’s second season finale of HBO’s Girls at 9 PM drew 632,000 viewers. Sunday’s Judd Apatow and Lena Dunham written show was down from the 1 million who watched the Dunham created show’s Season 1 finale on June 17, 2012. The... Read Post
Last night’s 9 PM season two premiere of Girls got 866,00 viewers. That’s a dip from the 872,000 viewers that the HBO show drew for its season one premiere on April 15 last year. Enlightened was also back for its second season Sunda... Read Post