The Orville vs. Star Trek: Discovery Ratings: Both Open Competitively
Week ending September 24: Football and ‘America’s Got Talent’ rule, but ‘The Good Place’ returns in a good… you know the rest.
In TV’s own star wars, both Fox’s “The Orville” and CBS’ “Star Trek: Discovery” launched into similar orbits.
The two shows opened solid, a few weeks apart, on their respective live, linear broadcast networks. But in live+3 ratings (which includes three days of DVR and video on-demand usage), both premieres scored an identical total viewer average: 10.6 million each.