Ratings: The Newsroom Returns Up as True Blood Hits a Season High

Ratings The Newsroom Season 2This just in….

HBO’s The Newsroom on Sunday night drew 2.2 million total viewers to its Season 2 opener at 10 pm. That’s up 5 percent from the buzzy drama’s series launch, yet down 4 percent from its freshman finale/all-time high audience.

Folding in one replay, The Newsroom amassed 2.6 million viewers for the night.

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Setting the table for the Aaron Sorkin drama was True Blood’s fifth and most watched episode of Season 6, which drew 4.5 million viewers. Ergo ipso facto, True Blood earned a Season 7 order this morning.

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