Ratings: “Lucifer” S2 Premiere Matches S1 Finale, “Gotham” Grows From Last Finale

Lucifer [FOX]

Update: FOX’s “Gotham” received an upward adjustment in the final ratings report.

Per live+same-day data posted by Showbuzz, Monday’s third season “Gotham” premiere drew a 1.3 adults 18-49 rating and 3.90 million total viewers. The numbers are better than those featured in the fast national report (1.2, 3.78 million) and better than those drawn by the season two finale (1.2, 3.62 million).

“Gotham” led into the second season premiere of “Lucifer,” which drew a 1.3 adults 18-49 rating and 4.36 million total viewers. It matched the season one finale in adults 18-49 and outdrew it in total viewership (3.89 million).

While down markedly from its “The X-Files”-aided series premiere, the second season premiere of FOX’s “Lucifer” matched the first season finale in adults 18-49. It grew in total viewership.

It, more notably, built on its “Gotham” lead-in in both columns.

According to fast national data posted by Showbuzz, Monday’s “Lucifer” drew a 1.3 adults 18-49 rating and 4.41 million total viewers.

The aforementioned first season finale drew the same 1.3 rating but only 3.89 million total audience members.

The first season premiere, meanwhile, drew a 2.4 rating and 7.16 million audience members.

— The comparative dynamic was similar for “Gotham” — down from its previous season premiere, even with its previous finale.

Monday’s episode, the show’s third season premiere, drew a 1.2 adults 18-49 rating and 3.78 million total viewers. The second season finale drew a 1.2 rating and 3.62 million viewers, while the second season premiere posted a 1.6 and 4.57 million.

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