No Ratings KO For FX's 'Lights Out'1/12/2011 5:44 PM Eastern
FX's drama series Lights Out failed to deliver a decisive ratings knockout, jabbing its way to 1.5 million viewers in its Jan. 11 debut.
The critically acclaimed drama, which stars Holt McCallany as an aging former boxing champion trying to adjust to life outside the ring, averaged slightly less viewers in its premiere than the network's recently cancelled series Terriers, which drew 1.6 million viewers in its Sept. 8 debut.
Lights Out also drew a robust 793,000 Adults 18-49 viewers and 530,000 Men 18-49 watchers.
The premiere episode of Lights Out combined with its encore airings at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. delivered a multi-telecast gross audience of 2.4 million total viewers, 1.3 million adults 18-49 and 862,000 men in the 18-49 camp, according to FX.