"The Borgias" Posts Best Showtime Ratings for a New Drama Series Premiere in Seven Years

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April 4th, 2011

via Showtime:

SHOWTIME'S FRESHMAN SERIES CONTINUE TO DELIVER RECORD BREAKING RATINGS FOR THE NETWORK

The Borgias Posts Best Ratings For A New Drama Series In Seven Years

 

The Borgias SERIES PREMIERE NIGHT

 

9:00 p.m.       1.06 million viewers

11:00 p.m.           432,000 viewers

 

Total                1.49 million viewers

 

 

Comparisons:

 

  • The Borgias premiere was up 22% from THE TUDORS S1 premiere – 869,000 viewers and 1.27 million viewers for the night.

 

  • The series debut of Shameless on Jan. 9 garnered 982,000 total viewers at 9 p.m. and 1.3 million viewers for the night (at the time was our largest drama premiere in seven years until The Borgias. 7 yrs ago: Dead Like Me with 1.11 million)
 
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