Ratings: “Scandal” Falls To Series Low, “The Catch” Opens At Audience Low

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Back after a brief hiatus, ABC’s “Scandal” fell to new live+same-day lows Thursday night.

Lead-out “The Catch” opened its second season by tying a demo low — and setting a new low in overall viewership. Lead-in “Grey’s Anatomy” tied a low in adults 18-49.

According to fast national posted by Showbuzz, Thursday’s “Scandal” drew a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating and averaged 5.36 million overall viewers. As they currently stand, the numbers represent new series lows for the veteran drama.

The previous “Scandal” drew a 1.6 rating and 6.06 million viewers on February 16.

“The Catch” premiered its second season with a 0.8 rating and 3.76 million viewers. While one episode hit the same 0.8 in the demo, no first season “The Catch” drew fewer than 4 million overall viewers.

“Grey’s Anatomy” tied a series low 1.9 in the adults 18-49 demographic. It drew a 7.36 million viewership average, which is above the series low (6.64 million).

The previous “Grey’s” drew a 2.0 and 7.71 million viewers on February 23.

“Scandal” and “Grey’s” have already been renewed for next season.

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