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'Tut' Unwraps 1.7 Million Viewers in Premiere Run


Spike’s scripted 3-night event-series Tut jumped out to a fast start, averaging 1.7 million viewers in its premiere run, the network said Monday.

The series, which stars Ben Kingsley and Avan Jogia, drew an additional 934,000 across two additional airings to finish with 2.6 million viewers, said network officials.  

“We are thrilled that Tut resonated with viewers and delivered a big audience for Spike’s first scripted event series in almost a decade,” said Sharon Levy, executive vice president of original series in a statement. “The big numbers are a testament the hard work and creativity of the incredible cast and crew of Tut.”