CNN’s original mini-series The Seventies drew 887,000 viewers in its June 11 premiere, according to Nielsen Fast National data.
The eight part series, which chronicles the important cultural and news happenings of the decade, also generated 291,000 viewers within the 25-54 demo, topping network competitors Fox News (278,000) and MSNBC (94,000), according to Nielsen. Overall Fox Nes drew the most total viewers in the category for the night with 1.9 million viewers.
The Seventies premiere was up +2% vs. The Sixties debut a year ago in the 25-54 demo (291,000 vs. 284,000). The Seventies is produced by Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman.