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[09/19/17 - 12:02 PM]
"The Orville" Posts FOX's Largest Drama Premiere Since "Empire" in Multi-Platform Viewers with 12.2 Million Viewers
FOX further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[via press release from FOX]

"THE ORVILLE" POSTS FOX'S LARGEST DRAMA PREMIERE SINCE "EMPIRE" IN MULTI-PLATFORM VIEWERS WITH 12.2 MILLION VIEWERS

Seth MacFarlane's New Space Adventure Series Delivers FOX's Largest L+7 Debut in a Year and a Half

THE ORVILLE is Most Streamed New FOX Fall Premiere in Two Years

The premiere of THE ORVILLE, FOX's new space adventure series created by and starring Seth MacFarlane, earned a 7-day multi-platform audience of 12.2 million viewers. Marking the network's largest drama debut in two and a half years since EMPIRE (15.6 million viewers, 1/7/15*), THE ORVILLE posted a +44% lift in multi-platform viewers from Live +Same Day, according to Nielsen.

In Live+7, THE ORVILLE delivered a 3.7/12 rating, FOX's highest-rated drama launch since LUCIFER (3.8/11 L7, 1/25/16*) and television's highest-rated drama premiere in nearly a year (since 9/21/16, Designated Survivor, 4.4/15 L7*). The episode posted a +37% gain from its same day viewership last Sunday, Sept. 10, at 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PT, immediately following the NFL ON FOX doubleheader.

Among Men 18-34, THE ORVILLE delivered a 2.9/13 L7, FOX's highest-rated broadcast drama debut since EMPIRE (3.3/12 M18-34 L7, 1/7/15*).

Including its Tuesday encore, THE ORVILLE delivered 14.1 million viewers across all platforms.

Across FOX NOW and Hulu, THE ORVILLE's seven-day streaming averaged 860,000 viewers, making it the most-streamed new FOX fall premiere in two years (since 9/22/15, "Scream Queens," 1,278K).

Additional highlights include:

· THE ORVILLE is TV's highest rated scripted series premiere in over eight months (tying THE MICK on 1/1/17, 3.7/12 L7*).

· THE ORVILLE is summer's highest rated broadcast entertainment telecast (ties AGT on 8/15/17, 3.7/15 L7)

· FOX has the top three scripted debuts of 2017 (THE ORVILLE, 24: LEGACY, THE MICK), as well as the last three scripted debuts to post above a 3.5 L+7 rating (THE ORVILLE, 24: LEGACY, THE MICK)

An encore of this past Sunday's episode of THE ORVILLE, "Command Performance," airs tonight at 9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT, on FOX.

In the all-new time period premiere episode of THE ORVILLE, "About A Girl," airing this Thursday, Sept. 21 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), Ed (MacFarlane) and the Orville crew are divided between cultures when Bortus (Peter Macon) and Klyden (Chad L. Coleman) debate if their newly born offspring should receive a controversial surgery.

From Emmy Award-winning executive producer and creator Seth MacFarlane (FAMILY GUY, "Ted") THE ORVILLE is a live-action, one-hour space adventure series set 400 years in the future that follows the exploits of The U.S.S. Orville, a mid-level exploratory spaceship. Its crew, both human and alien, face the wonders and dangers of outer space, while also dealing with the problems of everyday life.

The series stars MacFarlane as ED MERCER, the ship's Captain, and Adrianne Palicki ("Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," "Friday Night Lights") as his ex-wife, KELLY GRAYSON, who's assigned as his First Officer. The series also stars Penny Johnson Jerald ("24," "The Larry Sanders Show") as DR. CLAIRE FINN, Scott Grimes ("American Dad!," "Justified") as GORDON MALLOY, Peter Macon ("Shameless," "Bosch") as BORTUS, Halston Sage ("Neighbors," "Goosebumps") as ALARA KITAN, J Lee ("American Dad!", "The Cleveland Show") as JOHN LAMARR, Mark Jackson ("That Royal Today" ) as ISAAC, Chad L. Coleman ("The Wire") as KLYDEN and Norm Macdonald ("The Middle," "Saturday Night Live") as YAPHIT. Seth MacFarlane, David A. Goodman, Brannon Braga, Jason Clark and Liz Heldens are executive producers. Jon Favreau directed the series premiere episode, "Old Wounds."

"Like" THE ORVILLE on Facebook at facebook.com/TheOrville/. Follow the series on Twitter @TheOrville and join the discussion using #TheOrville. See photos and videos on Instagram by following @TheOrville.

* Excluding Super Bowl lead-outs





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