The premiere of FX's American Horror Story: Freak Show got off to a strong start on Wednesday, drawing a series-best 6.13 million total viewers, according to Nielsen.
That was a gain of 11% over Coven’s premiere last year, which was the previous series high. Freak Show also notched a 3.1 rating with adults 18-49, which was a tenth higher than Coven’s premiere.
The 3.1 rating was also higher than anything on broadcast television Wednesday night except for Modern Family, which drew a 3.4 rating.
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