TNT's 'Falling Skies' Nets Fewer Viewers For Second-Season Premiere


Facing competition from Game 3 of the 2012 NBA Finals, TNT's Falling Skies' second -season premiered to more than a million fewer viewers than its first season finale.

The two-hour premiere netted 4.5 million viewers, 20% less than the 5.6 million that tuned in to see the first-season ender last August 7, and 24% below the 5.9 million for the series bow on June 19, 2011.

The premiere also declined across key demos, tallying 1.8 million  persons18 to 49 (down 28%) and 2.2 million adults 25 to 54 (down 22%) from the finale of its rookie rum