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NOV
19
9 MOS

TV Ratings: 'Eastbound & Down' Ends on a High Note

HBO's Danny McBride comedy closes its four-season, while Mike Tyson special "Undisputed Truth" gets a strong premiere.

Eastbound and Down Season 4 Ep. 1 - H 2013
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"Eastbound & Down"

Kenny Powers called it a night on Sunday, with the end of Eastbound & Down's four-season run on HBO.

The comedy, never a huge smash in same-day returns, swelled for its series ender -- attracting 899,000 viewers in its inaugural  telecast and a total 1.2 million viewers over the night. Both stand as season highs for the Danny McBride series.

Saturday also saw the premiere of special Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth. The Spike Lee directed stage show brought in 882,000 viewers in its 8 p.m. opener, with 1.8 million viewers tuning in over the weekend. Undisputed Truth, like all comedy specials and HBO originals, will see its biggest returns in gross viewers once encores, time-shifting, On Demand and HBO Go views are taken into account.

Elsewhere on HBO, the penultimate episode of Boardwalk Empire's fourth season brought in just a touch short of 2 million viewers. Already renewed for a firth season, it wraps its current run on Nov 24 -- leading into the premieres of Getting On and Ja'mie: Private School Girl.