Cinemax's ‘The Knick’ Ratings Climb in Second Week

Cinemax's 'The Knick' Ratings Climb in Second Week

Clive Owen drama grows 18 percent over premiere

“The Knick” is showing definite signs of ratings health.

The Cinemax series, which stars Clive Owen as a drug-dependent doctor in 1900, grew appreciably in the ratings with its second episode Friday night.

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The second episode of the series drew nearly 600,000 viewers on Friday night — an 18 percent bump over the series’ premiere.

In other news, HBO's “The Leftovers” on Sunday night grabbed 1,636,000 total viewers — its best showing since its June premiere, which drew 1.8 million. Across two airings, the series — from “Lost Alum” Damon Lindelof – accumulated 1.9 million total viewers.