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Ratings: FX’s “The Strain” Enjoys Viewership Uptick

Steady in adults 18-49, the latest edition of “The Strain” enjoyed an increase in the total viewership column.

Sunday’s episode, the sixth broadcast of FX’s freshman drama, delivered a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating and a viewership average of 2.28 million.

In addition to last week’s episode, the July 27 and July 20 installments also scored 1.0 ratings in the key demo.

Up 12% from last week’s total, this week’s viewership average is one of the show’s three best marks to date. The only episodes that drew larger live audiences were the July 13 season premiere (2.99 million) and the August 3 installment (2.30 million).

Both of those episodes scored 1.2 adults 18-49 ratings.

Written by Brian Cantor

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