FX Inflicts Ratings 'Damages'
Following the big premiere ratings for
That's a good bit below the 6.4 million who watched "Grace" Monday but is still very respectable for a cable show. It's on par with the premiere of
About a third of the premiere audience, 1.2 million people, fell within FX's target demographic of adults 18-49. The figure for adults 25-54 was 1.5 million. Additional airings later in the night bumped the total-viewer number up to 5.1 million.
The premiere of
"Damages," which garnered mostly positive critical notices, stars Close as Patty Hewes, a litigator pursuing a class-action case against a CEO (