FX’s comedy series Atlanta drew big numbers among total viewers and adults 18-49 in its Sept. 6 debut.
The series, created by and starring Donald Glover (Community), averaged 3 million total viewers (Nielsen Live +3 ratings), making it the most watched network comedy series premiere since Wilfred in 2011, according to the network.
In addition, the series -- in which two cousins work through the Atlanta music scene in order to better their lives – delivered 1.9 million adults 18-49, again the most for the network since Wilfred.
A second original episode of Atlanta airing that night averaged 1.6 million viewers and 1.1 million adults 18-49, according to FX.
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