Ratings: Psych Premiere, Horror Story Week 2

Psych fans turned out in good numbers for the USA Network series’ long-awaited Season 6 premiere.

Facing stiff competition from the broadcast networks’ 10 o’clock line-ups as well as the likes of South Park and American Horror Story, Shawn and Gus played to a crowd of 3 million total viewers, up 8 percent from the show’s fall 2010 midseason opener.

Psych saw gains in the 25-54 demo, but was down a few percentage points among the 18-49 crowd (with a 1.0).

Speaking of Horror Story, the FX drama in its second week drew 2.5 million viewers in its initial 10 pm airing while scoring a 1.4 rating, dipping just two tenths in the demo.