Fox’s Last Man Standing opened Season 8 by christening its new Thursday home with 5.2 million total viewers and a 0.9 rating (in each of two half-hours), marking its best audience since March 8 and matching its May finale in the demo. TVLine readers gave the first half-hour an average grade of “A-.”
LMS - Deputy - Mil - TVLine - Reader
Leading out of LMS, Deputy debuted to 4.7 mil and a 0.7 (and a TVLine reader grade of “B”), up 64 and 17 percent from The Orville‘s year-ago time period premiere (leading out of Gotham).
Elsewhere on Thursday:
ABC - | - Alex - Trebek - America
ABC | What Is Jeopardy!? Alex Trebek and America’s Most Popular Quiz Show (7.8 mil/0.9) easily drew the night’s largest audience while tying Last Man Standing for the demo win. Leading...