Successfully establishing a potent Thursday night original scripted programming block, the premieres of Syfy’s new epic supernatural drama series Dominion and the second season return of the popular series Defiance each delivered two million total viewers during their June 19 premieres.
In its 9-10:24PM (ET/PT) time period, Dominion averaged 805K Adults 18-49 and 935K Adults 25-54. Compared to all ad supported cable scripted drama series premieres year to date, Dominion ranks #4 in L+SD rating among both Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54, and #2 among Men 18-49 and Men 25-54.
Dominion saw more tweets than recent scripted series premieres of AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire, A&E’s Those Who Kill First and TNT’s Murder in the First.
Kicking off the night at 8PM (ET/PT) with its Season 2 premiere, Defiance delivered 776K Adults 18-49 and 948K Adults 25-54.