April 15, 2011
NBC premiered its latest comedy, The Paul Reiser Show, last night and it already looks to be in trouble. The new series averaged a lowly 1.1 rating among adults 18-49, which is far lower than what Perfect Couples - the show it replaced - premiered with back in January.
In fact, Perfect Couples was averaging a 1.5 until news broke that it was being pulled in favor of Paul Reiser's return to series comedy. It's unclear how long NBC will stick with its current schedule, but if The Paul Reiser Show continues to rate 50% lower than the show it replaced, the network will likely make some swift changes.