Ratings: Homeland Returns Down, Strain and Witches Finales Tick Up

Homeland Season 4 Premiere Ratings

Homeland‘s double-episode Season 4 premiere on Sunday night averaged 1.6 million total viewers and a 0.6 demo rating, per TVByTheNumbers, down from both Season 3’s premiere (1.9 mil/0.8) and finale (2.4 mil/0.9), and marking the Showtime drama’s least-watched opener since Season 1.

Elsewhere on Sunday night, FX’s already-renewed The Strain wrapped its freshman run with 2.1 mil and a 1.0, ticking up week-to-week yet down 30 and 17 percent from its premiere.

Lifetime’s not-yet-renewed Witches of East End closed Season 2 with 1.1 mil/0.5, up 25 percent week-to-week and matching its season opener, yet down from its Season 1 finale (1.7 mil/0.6).

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