No one expected the Roseanne-less spinoff to match the premiere ratings of Roseanne last year, but I wonder if ABC execs are happy with these numbers. I’m thinking probably yes since it still edged out This Is Us over at NBC.
The Conners debuted with 10.5 million viewers and a 2.3 rating among adults 18-49. That’s noticeably down from what Roseanne achieved last year which generated 18.2 million viewers and a 5.2 rating among adults 18-49. Silver lining though, The Conners was down just a bit from where the Roseanne May finale left off which did 10.6 million and a 2.5.
Did you watch the premiere? If so, will you continue watching it? I haven’t yet but plan on doing so.