SAMAIRE ARMSTRONG, MARK HILDRETH, DEVIN KELLEY, KURTWOOD SMITH, OMAR EPPS, LANDON GIMENEZ, FRANCES FISHER, NICHOLAS GONZALEZ, MATT CRAVENABC’s Resurrection rose on the third day of DVR viewing  to bring in additional 3.1 million viewers who, added to the 13.9 million who watched the show’s premiere on a Live+Same Day basis, brings its opening tally to 17 million viewers. More important to ABC, the new drama series’ launch saw a demo spike from a 3.8 L+SD rating to a 5.0 with three days of delayed viewing factored in.

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Meanwhile, Fox’s premiere of Seth MacFarlane’s Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey jumped 33%, from a 2.1 demo rating to a 2.8 with Live+3 Day viewing. In overall audience, Cosmos climbed from 5.770 million viewers to 7.536 million — not bad for a science show. In addition to its Fox broadcast network play, the launch of the Neil de Grasse-hosted show aired on nine other networks, including NatGeo.

Ken
9 months
Resurrection was actually very good I have no idea what you're talking about as far as poor...
cadavra
9 months
Seriously? You're giving MacFarlane a possessory on a documentary series for which he is in all likelihood...
trevor
9 months
the show just started, so it has time to flop....ABC even rounded the 17 million to 20...