Ratings Report: Midnight, Texas Debuts Strong

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Midnight, Texas opened strong in its Monday debut,¬†drawing 3.6 million total viewers and a 0.9 demo rating*, easily beating timeslot rival Somewhere Between on ABC. This is also the strongest summer drama series/season premiere of the season, according to NBC’s press release.

*The demo rating means the percentage of viewers ages 18-49 watching TV at the time a show is airing. This age bracket is the most coveted by advertisers and thus an important factor in whether or not a show gets renewed.

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