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It seems that the premiere of Marvel’s Agent Carter got off to a slow start, according to Inside TV. Per their report Agent Carter netted 6.9 million viewers, translating to a “1.9” in adults from 18-49. (That’s the money spending demographic that advertisers want to appeal to.)

But of interest was that the premiere started out at a “2.0” and declined to a “1.7” in the last thirty minutes of the show.

The report at first made it sound like the show had horrible numbers, but to be honest netting almost 7 million viewers is not too shabby, putting it second behind a CBS programming slate.

Then the “explanations” for the numbers started to flow…

Agent Carter‘s ratings were:

  • 12 percent higher than Agents of SHIELD 2014/15 season average.
  • 60 percent lower than Agents of SHIELD 2013 series premiere.
  • The demo numbers for this premiere matched The CW’s numbers for when The Flash premiered.

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