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NBCs Revolution premiere draws highest TV Drama rating in a long time.

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by Cowboy Brian, Sep 18, 2012.

  1. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian 3.141529 Zone Supporter

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    For a debuting show.

    NBCs' Revolution - with the episodes put online for weeks on Hulu and NBCs own site pulled a monster 4.1 making it the highest rated drama debut in three years (since ABC's V, 5.2) and the highest rated NBC drama debut in 5 years (Bionic Woman, 5.7)... The TV market has changed alot since those debuts, this is far more impressive than either.


    To compare to Foxs' longtime hit Bones - It debuted with a 2.3 rating last night.

    NBC is back!
     
  2. Phoenix

    Phoenix Well-Known Member

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    Nice.

    Whatever happened to "V" anyway? Totally forgot about that show...
     
  3. ChldsPlay

    ChldsPlay Well-Known Member

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    Both V and Bionic Woman (which really bombed) were cancelled.

    Revolution's premiere was okay, but not that great IMO.
     
  4. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler

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    Agree, I see the ratings on this dropping quickly. I thought "the Event" had more staying power than this one.
     
  5. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    I have to agree, I don't see how they keep the ratings. I've seen a lot better sci-fi shows that got cancelled.
     
  6. NorthTexan95

    NorthTexan95 Well-Known Member

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    I'm surprised it did so well. It didn't look very good from the previews.

    It's amazing what passes for "good" numbers in this day and age. Compared to 20 years ago those rating numbers would have been an immediate cancellation.
     
  7. ethiostar

    ethiostar Well-Known Member

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    I miss her so much..:(

    [​IMG]
     
  8. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    The networks share keeps getting smaller and smaller each year; so its probably proportional anymore.

    I remember when a show would get cancelled if it had a 25 share. Now that is a major hit.
     
  9. Wimbo

    Wimbo Active Member

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    Watch the Firefly series on Hulu or Netflix. 14 episodes of her.
     
  10. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    Winbo is correct.


    Don't torture yourself Ethio.

    :)
     
  11. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    If you are referring to Morena she's on the Showtime show Homeland.
     
  12. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian 3.141529 Zone Supporter

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    25 share? I dont think a single show pulls that.
     
  13. iceberg

    iceberg it's business, this emotional game Zone Supporter

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    that one suffers from some pretty bad acting too.
     
  14. TheDallasDon

    TheDallasDon AegonTheConqueror-Now bend the knee

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    Let me guess......firefly?

    I like the show but I dont get the best show ever canceled stuff
     
  15. Lodeus

    Lodeus Well-Known Member

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    I have yet to watch it. I hope I don't like it and It end up like Alcatraz, The Event, and Heroes(although it did get bad towards the end).
     
  16. ethiostar

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    One of my favorite shows. I've seen the entire series many times.

    It's a good kind of pain though:)

    I don't have Showtime but I caught one or two episodes during a free trial. It looked like an interesting show and she looked good. Also, it was pretty clear that she still wants me:D
     
  17. Cajuncowboy

    Cajuncowboy Preacher From The Black Lagoon

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    I really liked it. Which means it will be gone soon.
     
  18. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    I actually wasn't a big firefly fan. I was referring more to a lot of shows including The Event, Terra Nova, and V most recently. But Space, Above, and Beyond is probably the best show that didn't get the ratings(imo). But there are plenty more that I've seen better than this one. this show kind of reminded me of Jeremiah, a showtime series with Luke Perry and Malcolm Jamal Warner.
     
  19. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    Space above and beyond had SO much potential; then fox put it up against 60 Minutes. Talk about doomed.
     
  20. arglebargle

    arglebargle Well-Known Member

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    Sadly, the show will probably end up making no sense whatsoever. Magic (wand) drives that make fundamental principles of the natural world click on and off??

    It might be interesting as long as the nature of the Mcguffin is unknown, but after the reveal -- the feet will be of clay. Poor clay too.

    Of course, if it fails like Lost instead of Flash Forward, they'll be laughing all the way to the bank.
     

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