|Thursday 8/7c Drama Premieres||Last Season's ABC Drama Premieres|
|4.0 (Flashforward, 9/24/09) |
1.8 (The Deep End, 1/21/10)
1.6 (My Generation, 9/23/10)
2.1 (Charlie's Angels, 9/22/11)
2.1 (Missing, 3/15/12)
|4.0 (Once Upon a Time), 3.3 (Revenge), |
3.1 (Pan Am), 2.4 (The River), 2.2 (GCB),
2.1 (Charlie's Angels), 2.1 (Missing),
I killed this show in the fall preview because the competition is brutal and I thought the on-air promos were just terrible. To the promo monkeys' credit, they have gone through several permutations of spots since then. I'd say the ads have gotten a little better on the whole, but opening with some kind of substantial number is still a really uphill battle. Flashforward had a lot of "spiritual successor to Lost" mojo going for it, including shared cast members and a title that was also part of the Lost terminology. The hook here is not as obvious. I'm gonna give it an over/under just barely ahead of last year's 8/7c occupants.
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