“The Ryan Murphy FX series about Monica Lewinsky and Bill Clinton failed to score 1 million viewers on Tuesday night,” reports Roger Friedman. “The total came in at 916,000.”
For context, Friedman reminds his readers that “’Impeachment’ didn’t come close to other Murphy series like ‘The People vs. OJ Simpson.’ Another Murphy series, ‘Feud,’ about the tug of war between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, started with 2.26 million viewers for example.”
In fact, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story was so popular it ended up being 2016’s most-watched new series. The first episode drew five million viewers, and the final episode drew 6.2 million.
Impeachment: American Crime Story is the third entry in this franchise. The second was The Assassination of Gianni Versace, and it opened with 2.22 million viewers.
Methinks the problems with Impeachment are many. First off, America does not trust