The new comedy series Abbott Elementary is becoming a big hit for ABC! The new show, created by and starring Quinta Brunson, has had the largest percentage growth in viewership for any new comedy premiere. Click inside to read more… Abbott Elementary premiered on ABC in December 2021 and it earned a 0.6 ratings in the 18-49 demo and 2.79 million viewers for the first episode.
With 35 days of viewing added to those totals, thanks to people watching on ABC’s linear and digital platforms, that number has risen 300%.
The demo rating is now 2.4 and the viewership has risen to 7.1 million total viewers, according to Deadline. In this Abbott Elementary, a group of dedicated, passionate teachers — and a slightly tone-deaf principal — are brought together in a Philadelphia public school where, despite the odds stacked against them, they are determined to help their students succeed in life.
Though these incredible educators may be outnumbered and underfunded, they love what they do — even if they don’t love the school district’s less-than-stellar attitude toward educating children.Read more on justjared.com