Almost Human got off to a strong start Sunday.
Benefiting from a football lead-in, the sci-fi drama drew 9.1 million viewers and a 3.1 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, making it the top-rated series of the night and Fox's second-best debut this season after Sleepy Hollow. Lead-outs The Simpsons (4.1 million, 1.8) and Family Guy (4.3 million, 2.2) were flat and up, respectively.
25 unnecessary spin-offs
NBC won the night with Sunday Night Football
(25.1 million, 9.1).
On ABC, Once Upon a Time
(6.6 million, 1.9) dropped two tenths to hit a series low, while Revenge
(5.8 million, 1.5) and Betrayal
(3.4 million, 0.8) both inched up.
CBS' lineup was all down a few tenths from last week's football-inflated numbers.8 p.m.
CBS: The Amazing Race
9.1 million viewers (2.0 demo rating) ABC: Once Upon a Time
6.6 million (1.9)Fox: Almost Human
9.1 million (3.1)NBC: Sunday Night Football
25.1 million (9.1) [8-11 p.m.]9 p.m.
CBS: The Good Wife
9.6 million (1.4) ABC: Revenge
5.8 million (1.5)Fox: The Simpsons
4.1 million (1.8); Family Guy
4.3 million (2.2) 10 p.m.
CBS: The Mentalist
9.5 million (1.3) ABC: Betrayal
3.4 million (0.8)