Ratings: The CW’s ‘Kung Fu’ Premiere Has a Bit of a Kick to It

“Home Economics” debut whips up three million viewers, but ABC finishes fourth in total-audience size

Wednesday’s “Kung Fu” premiere kicked a little ass for The CW last night — at least, it did for that network in that time slot. While ABC’s “Home Economics” debut did better numbers, it did not come out of the oven so hot for the higher-rated ABC.

“Kung Fu” posted The CW’s largest audience in Wednesday’s 8 p.m. hour since an October 2018 “Riverdale” episode. It had the broadcast network’s largest total-viewer tally for a Wednesday debut since “The 100” bowed seven years ago.

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Tony Maglio

Tony Maglio

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