'Burn Notice' Grows In Final Season Premiere

USA’s New Drama 'Graceland' Opens to Solid 3.3 Million Viewers

The final season of USA’s Burn Notice kicked off Thursday night, drawing 4.3 million total viewers to its premiere at 9 p.m., according to Nielsen.

That was up 12% from its sixth season debut a year ago and a 14% increase from its finale last December. The episode posted a 1.2 rating with adults 18 to 49, ranking it third on cable for the night behind History’s Pawn Stars and a repeat of The Big Bang Theory on TBS.

Following Burn Notice, USA’s highly promoted new drama Graceland had a solid opening, averaging 3.3 million total viewers at 10 p.m., retaining 77% of its lead-in. The series starring Daniel Sunjata and Aaron Tveit follows a group of undercover agents who share a beach house and is marks a move toward more serialized storytelling for the network.