"Resurrection," in which residents of Arcadia, Mo., are visited by the dead, drew an average of 13.3-million viewers in its premiere.
Among key 18-to-49-year-old viewers, the premiere scored a 3.6 rating, marking TV's best mid-season series debut in about two years in that demographic, since
Sunday's numbers mark a strong start for the new drama that faced competition from
The premiere follows a string of recent lackluster drama attempts, including "Mind Games" and "Killer Women."
Not counting the
"Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," Fox's reboot of the three-decades-old Carl Sagan
[UPDATE: This post has been updated to include ratings for the 10-network premiere of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey."]