Ratings: “Mr. Robot” Drops From Last Year’s Premiere, Finale

The third season premiere was down from the season two opener.

Mr. Robot | Peter Kramer/USA

USA Network aired the season three “Mr. Robot” premiere Wednesday night.

The episode trailed the second season premiere and finale in adults 18-49 and overall viewership.

According to live+same-day data posted by Showbuzz, Wednesday’s “Mr. Robot” drew a 0.30 adults 18-49 rating and averaged 0.68 million overall viewers.

The second season opener drew a 0.43 rating and averaged 1.04 million overall viewers. The second season finale scored a 0.39 in the demo and 0.85 million in viewership.

Despite amassing considerable buzz, “Mr. Robot” has never been a strong live+same-day ratings performer.

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