Eric Dane

TNT's The Last Ship drew the largest audience of any new cable show this year for its premiere Sunday night.

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The action series from Michael Bay, which stars Eric Dane, drew 5.3 million viewers (1.5 million 18-49) for its premiere at 9/8c. Between the premiere and its 11/10c encore presentation, the show was seen by 7.4 million viewers.

The Last Ship was the lead-in for the season premiere of Falling Skies at 10/9c, which drew 3.7 million viewers.

Did you watch the premiere of The Last Ship? What did you think?

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