'Burn Notice' Grows In Final Season Premiere

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