Ratings: Rake Has So-So Start, Vampire Ticks Up

Fox’s Rake premiered on Thursday night to 7 million total viewers and a 1.7 demo rating (per finals), demonstrating about 50 percent retention out of American Idol (12.4 mil/3.4).

Rake — which TVLine readers gave an average grade of “C+” — was up versus Glee’s most recent performance (3.3 mil/1.1 leading out of X Factor), but fell shy of …READ MORE

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Exclusive: Sopranos Vet Michael Imperioli Books Guest Stint on New Fox Drama Rake

Greg Kinnear‘s Rake attorney is taking on Michael Imperioli as a client.

The Sopranos vet has signed on to guest star in Fox’s midseason drama, playing a successful three-star restaurateur and father of five who is charged with …READ MORE