In Preliminary Numbers, FX’s Justified Has Best Series Premiere Since The Shield
Update: 4.16 million average viewers, the second best premiere in FX history trailing only The Shield. More details on Justified’s premiere Nielsen ratings.
I still haven’t seen any actual numbers yet, though I’m sure we’ll see some of them this afternoon — cable networks are notorious for not releasing early numbers.
But FX PR honcho John Solberg tweeted that Justified scored the best FX numbers for a premiere in both total viewers and men 18-49 since the premiere of The Shield in 2002.