10/03/2013 01:49 pm ET Updated Dec 03, 2013

'Ironside' Bombs In The Ratings


Expectations were low. Expectations were met.

NBC’s "Ironside" premiere delivered a rusted rating Wednesday night. The remake of the classic 1960s-70s series about a wheelchair-bound detective starring Blair Underwood had 6.8 million viewers and a 1.4 rating at 10 p.m., ranking third in the hour. Ironside marks NBC’s lowest-rated fall drama debut ever in the demo (though not among total viewers). The previous low was 2011′s utterly doomed Playboy Club with a 1.6.


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