The River's Leslie Hope: Getting Buried Alive Was 'So Cool' (But Being Drowned? Not So Much)

The Amazon jungle has not been kind to Leslie Hope.

Already on ABC’s The River (Tuesdays at 9/8c), her Tess Cole has been drowned by… something… and then ultimately resurfaced buried in a grave. “And that was just Episode 2!” Hope notes with a laugh. “I can’t say that we’ve got more of the same, but there is more this week.” READ PREVIEW

Ratings: The River Fails to Scare Up Big Crowd, NCIS No. 200 Tops Night With Season High

A disappointing amount of people chose to take a ride up ABC’s The River on Tuesday night. The thriller-chiller drew 8.2 million total viewers and a 2.5 demo rating with its 9 o’clock premiere, then slipped to 6.8 mil and a 2.2 for its second episode.

For comparison’s sake, ABC’s other drama premieres this season netted out as follows … READ MORE