We have our first full season orders of the season!
ABC announced today that breakout drama, How to Get Away with Murder, and the number one new comedy of the season, Black-ish, would be given full season orders. The “full season order” for How to Get Away with Murder is for 15 episodes, a two episode extension from the original order. Black-ish received the typical 22 episode order.
In its first two weeks, How to Get Away with Murder is averaging a massive 13.24 million viewers and 3.6 A18-49. That is far and away the biggest new drama of the season.
Through three episodes, Black-ish is averaging 9.2 million viewers and 2.9 A18-49. After suffering a drop of 21% in week two, Black-ish ticked up three tenths this week.