or


[01/16/17 - 11:39 AM]
"Taboo" Delights in FX Premiere
FX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 10.

[via press release from FX]

Taboo Delights In FX Premiere

3.43 Million Total Viewers Ranks It Among Highest-Rated New Cable Drama Premieres of The Past Year

Most Time-Shifted FX Series Premiere Ever in Adults 18-49 With +101% Live+3 Lift

LOS ANGELES, January 16, 2016 - The premiere of Taboo, the new FX drama series starring Tom Hardy, is among the highest-rated new cable drama premieres of the past year and the most time-shifted FX series premiere ever among Adults 18-49.

On a Live+3 basis, the premiere episode (Tuesday, January 10, 10:00-11:00 PM) delivered 3.43 million Total Viewers and 1.63 million Adults 18-49, making it the most time-shifted FX series premiere ever among Adults 18-49 (+101%) and the most time-shifted FX drama series premiere ever among Total Viewers (+86%).

The premiere of Taboo was one of the best new cable drama series premieres of the past year, ranking #4 in Adults 18-49 and #6 in Total Viewers. For the night among basic cable programs, the premiere ranked #1 among Men 18-34, #2 in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54, and Men 18-49, and #6 in Total Viewers.

Taboo returns tomorrow night (Tuesday, January 17 at 10 PM ET/PT) with an all new episode on FX: Episode 2 - As James Delaney assembles his league of the damned, an unexpected arrival threatens to disrupt his plans. Written by Steven Knight; directed by Kristoffer Nyholm.

Set in 1814, Taboo follows "James Keziah Delaney," a man who has been to the ends of the earth and comes back irrevocably changed. Believed to be long dead, he returns home to London from Africa to inherit what is left of his father's shipping empire and rebuild a life for himself. But his father's legacy is a poisoned chalice, and with enemies lurking in every dark corner, James must navigate increasingly complex territories to avoid his own death sentence. Encircled by conspiracy, murder and betrayal, a dark family mystery unfolds in a combustible tale of love and treachery.

Taboo is created by Steven Knight with Tom Hardy and Chips Hardy, who is also the show's consulting producer. Executive producers are Ridley Scott and Kate Crowe for Scott Free Films, Tom Hardy and Dean Baker for Hardy Son & Baker, and Steven Knight, with Timothy Bricknell producing. Taboo is directed by Kristoffer Nyholm (Eps. 1-4) and Anders Engstr�m (Eps. 5-8), and reunites Hardy and Knight for their third collaboration following Locke and Peaky Blinders.

Taboo is produced by Scott Free Films and Hardy Son & Baker for FX and BBC One with Sonar Entertainment distributing worldwide outside the UK.

ABOUT FX

FX is the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 91 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series, including The Americans, The Strain, Taboo, Legion and the upcoming Snowfall; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story and the upcoming FEUD: Bette and Joan and Trust; and acclaimed hit comedy series including the award-winning Louie, Baskets, Better Things and Atlanta. In 2016, FX received a basic cable record 56 Emmy(R) Award nominations and a basic cable record 18 wins, including 9 for The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story. FX's roster of acquired hit series includes Two and a Half Men, How I Met Your Mother and Mike & Molly.





  [january 2017]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· TABOO (FX)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[11/18/18 - 08:25 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Demo Race with College Football
The Alphabet takes home top honors among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched network.

[11/17/18 - 08:31 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Last Man Standing" Sparks Another FOX Victory
The network takes home top honors among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[11/16/18 - 09:10 AM]
FOX Sports Reigns Supreme in Most Important Metric in All of Television: Live Sports Event Viewing
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/16/18 - 08:21 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Continue Reign
The network leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/15/18 - 08:18 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "CMA Awards" Put ABC on Top
The Alphabet's telecast however is down 34% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[11/15/18 - 07:31 AM]
"Andi Mack" and "Raven's Home" Hit Multi-Week Highs and Stand as Friday's Top 2 TV Telecasts in Key Youth Demos
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, November 9.

[11/14/18 - 08:14 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Continue Demo Reign
The Peacock takes home top honors among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[11/13/18 - 08:14 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Keeps NBC in Front
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/13/18 - 08:01 AM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football": Giants-49ers Up 19 Percent Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 12.

[11/12/18 - 08:19 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Cruises to Victory with "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock easily wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/11/18 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Latest College Football Showdown
The Alphabet tops NBC and FOX in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/11/18 - 08:14 AM]
College Football Week 11: ABC and ESPN Air Two Top-Rated Games in Prime-Time
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, November 10.

[11/10/18 - 08:27 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Last Man Standing" Win Demo Race
The network leads the evening among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network overall.

[11/09/18 - 08:26 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Delivers Another FOX Victory
The network takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/08/18 - 10:31 AM]
TV One's Autobiographical Series "Uncensored" Claims the #1 Spot on Ad-Supported Cable Among African-American Viewers on Sunday Nights at 10 P.M. ET
TV One further spins the numbers for the month of October.