‘Mr. Robinson’ Premieres With 4.6 Million Viewers, Most Watched Summer Comedy Debut Since 2009

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Last night, Craig Robinson and Brandon T. Jackson debuted their new sitcom ‘Mr. Robinson’ on NBC and things are off to a good start. The series which follows Robinson as a teacher with a passion for music, is being reported to currently be the most watched summer comedy premiere since 2009.

Welcome to the primetime neighborhood, “Mr. Robinson.” NBC’s Craig Robinson sitcom debuted to the biggest audience for a Big 4 comedy since 2007, with 4.6 million total viewers. It’s 1.2 demo among adults 18-49 is second-best per the same grouping since 2009.That number was good enough to help a soft “America’s Got Talent” deliver a demo win for NBC. Unfortunately, a second episode of “Mr. Robinson” didn’t fare quite as well as the first, posting a 1.0/4 with 3.8 million total viewers.


Brandon T. Jackson describes ‘Mr. Robinson’ to Comedy Hype’s Carrie Choe.

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