How to Get Away With Murder
How to Get Away with Murder murdered the competition Thursday night.
Shondaland's latest drama opened to 14 million viewers and a 3.8 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, making it the top-rated series debut so far. Murder also improved two tenths on Scandal's performance in the slot last year.
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Now opening up ABC's night at 8 o'clock, Grey's Anatomy
(9.8 million, 3.0) was down four tenths from last season's premiere, but grew four tenths from its season finale. Scandal
(11.9 million, 3.8) returned to series highs in both measures.
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CBS' Thursday Night Football
won the night with 12.5 million and a 4.5.Bones
' shocking premiere
(6.2 million, 1.6) was on par with its finale, but down half a point from last year's opener, which was on a Monday.On NBC, The Biggest Loser
(4.5 million, 1.3) was flat, while the final season of Parenthood
kicked off to 4.3 million and a 1.4, down two tenths from last year.8 p.m.CBS: Thursday Night Football
12.5 million viewers (4.5 demo rating) ABC: Grey's Anatomy
9.8 million (3.0)Fox: Bones
6.2 million (1.6) NBC: The Biggest Loser
4.5 million (1.3) [8-10 p.m.]9 p.m.ABC: Scandal
11.9 million (3.8) 10 p.m.ABC: How to Get Away with Murder
14 million (3.8) NBC: Parenthood
4.3 million (1.4)