Having burned off 6-episodes of Mr. Robinson in 3-weeks, the Comcast-owned net debuted The Carmichael Show (1.1/4) last night in the same post America’s Got Talent (1.6/6) slot. Compared to last week’s 9 PM Mr. Robinson finale , The Carmichael Show was up 10% in the demo. Of course, like Mr. Robinson’s greater than expected rating results over its run, the much more topical Carmichael Show got plenty of introductory help from its Wednesday night lead-in – even if AGT was even with last week among the 18-49s.
- The 9 PM pilot for the newbie was a mere 8% less among adults 18-49 that Mr. Robinson’s August 5 start .
- While the most watched show of Wednesday’s primetime (8.28 million), Talent was the second highest rated.
- In fast nationals, Wednesday looks to be a tie between NBC and CBS in the demo with the latter winning in viewership by a hair with 5.71 million watching.