With 5.4 million total viewers and a 1.7 rating, LCS was down 15 percent from its previous, June 2010 premiere, but up from that season’s finale (which did 4 mil/1.5).
Opening the Peacock’s night, Hollywood Game Night (3.9 mil/1.1) added a few eyeballs week-to-week while steady in the demo.
Thursday’s other premiere, Fox’s Gang Related — which TVLine readers gave an average grade of “C+” — targeted 3 million viewers and a 0.9 rating, besting only ABC’s Black Box and The CW’s Labyrinth in the demo, among fresh fare.
Hell’s Kitchen set the table with 4.2 mil/1.5, down 14 percent and two tenths.
ABC | Black Box (3.7 mil/0.8) fell 14 and 27 percent to series lows.
CBS | A Big Bang repeat topped Thursday with 9 million viewers and a 2.2 demo rating. The Eye’s only fresh episode, Bad Teacher (4.4/1.1), dropped 20 percent to series lows.
THE CW | Part 1 of Labyrinth drew 1.33 mil and a 0.2.