Maybe it’s time to end the music?
ABC’s The Muppets launched its midseason “reboot” on Tuesday night with 2.8 million total viewers and a 0.9 demo rating (per finals), sliding 29 and 24 percent from its most recent episode to hit series lows. TVLine readers gave the episode an average grade of “B+” (versus the series premiere’s “B-“).
Leading out of that, Agent Carter (2.8 mil/0.8) ticked down to new series lows.
Opening ABC’s night, Fresh Off the Boat returned to 5.2 mil and a 1.4, up 33 percent and two tenths from its last episode.
Elsewhere in the ratings….
FOX | New Girl (2.9 mil/1.4) rose two tenths, Grandfathered (2.5 mil/1.0) ticked up and Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2.2 mil/1.0) was steady. A terrific episode of The Grinder (1.7 mil/0.6) slipped to series lows.
THE CW | The Flash was rock steady at 3.7 mil/1.4, while iZombie (1.4 mil/0.5) added a few eyeballs.
CBS | The Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials (11.4 mil/2.0) drew its largest audience ever and topped Tuesday in both measures.
NBC | Game Night (4.1 mil/1.1) and Chicago Med (7.5 mil/1.6) each dipped a tenth, while Chicago Fire (8.2 mil/1.8) was steady.