Ratings: NBC’s ‘Law & Order’ Franchise Premieres Lock Up Thursday’s Largest Audience

However, the network tied with Fox’s baseball broadcast in the advertiser-coveted demo

The “Law & Order” franchise came back with a bang on Thursday night, with a three-hour crossover event airing across primetime on NBC. Unsurprisingly, that secured the network the most viewers of any broadcaster with an average of about 5 million people tuning in.

However, in terms of ratings in the coveted 18-49 demographic, NBC tied with Fox, which was airing a matchup between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox. Both networks netted a 0.6 in the demo.

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Katie Campione

Katie Campione is a TV Reporter at TheWrap. She has contributed to The Hollywood Reporter, People Magazine, The Associated Press, and more. She has a BA in Journalism from the University of Florida. Find her on Twitter: @Katie_Campione