No Pain For USA Original Series


There were gains for Royal Pains during its second week.

The USA Network original series about a concierge doctor in The Hamptons recorded a 2% increase among adults 18 to 49 to 2.35 million of those viewes and a 3% uptick among persons 25 to 54 to 2.6 milion of those watchers during its June 11 telecast at 10 p.m., according to Nielsen Media Research data.
Network officials said this marked the first time one of its original scripted shows had registered advances with those key demos during its second telecast, versus its premiere.
During its debut, Royal Pains averaged 2.5 million adults 25-to-54 watchers, 2.3 million adults 18 to 49 and 5.57 million viewers overall, an audience that was exceeded by the 5.59 million who tuned in the premiere of the series' second episode.

Royal Pains stars Mark Feuerstein as a young blacklisted New York doctor who reluctantly finds a calling in the affluent Long Island community.

Lead-in Burn Notice didn't burn as brightly, shedding 13% from its season-three premiere to 5.24 million viewers.

Burn Notice averaged 2.43 million adults 25 to 54 and 2.17 million adults 18 to 49 at 9.p.m., both of which represented 14% drops from the season-three starter.