TV Ratings Report: Did The Originals Premiere Well?

at .

The Originals returned after a lengthy hiatus last night. Did viewers return to watch the fall of the Mikaelsons?

The CW: The Originals (1.1 million/0.3 rating) returned down in the demo from last season's opener, but up in total viewers. It was in line with May's finale in the demo. 

It's not a bad start, but not a great one, either. 

What Did You Say? - The Originals Season 4 Episode 1

Reign (0.8 million/0.2 rating), meanwhile, continued to limp to the finish line. 

NBC: Grimm (3.9 million/0.8 rating) was steady, while Dateline (4.9 million/0.9 rating) slipped. 

Fox: Rosewood (2 million/0.4 rating) was an encore, while Sleepy Hollow (1.9 million/0.4 rating) remained low. 

Headed To New York - Rosewood

ABC: Last Man Standing (6.2 million/1.0 rating) and Dr. Ken (4.6 million/0.8 rating) were stable, while Truth and Lies (5.4 million/1.0 rating) performed well against sports. 

CBS: NCAA Basketball (4.9 million/1.5 rating) topped the night. 

Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.

Show Comments