It’s been a busy week for first-year series pickups at FOX.
From Empire creator Lee Daniels, Star focuses on three teenagers starting a girl group and also stars Queen Latifah and Benjamin Bratt. The series airs on Wednesday nights and is pulling in 4.5 million total viewers, and a 1.4 rating in the coveted 18-49 demo. In the L+7 ratings, those numbers climb to 6.3 and 2.2 respectively.
Re-imagined from the popular movie series, Lethal Weapon also airs on Wednesday nights and stars Clayne Crawford and Damon Wayans Sr as the memorable duo of Riggs and Murtaugh.
The series broke out pretty quickly for FOX and pulls in 6.6 total viewers and a 1.6 rating in the 18-49 demo. With L+7 factored in, those numbers climb to 9.4 and 2.5, making it the network’s second-rated drama.