FX Gets Big Ratings With 'Anger' Debut
FX's debut "Anger Management" with Charlie Sheen showed some emotion with its ratings for its premiere.
The TV series adaptation of the film of the same name on Thursday produced the best numbers ever for an FX series premiere -- 5.5 million total viewers and 2.65 million viewers in the key advertiser viewer 18-49 group.
Adding in a second airing of "Management" brought total viewership to 5.7 million and 2.9 million among 18-49 viewers. Typically, TV advertising packages for cable TV shows are factored from one original episode and two or three repeats.