TBS' Bill Engvall Show Debuts With Strong Numbers

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TBS made it two for two on comedy series premieres last night with the first episode of its TheBill Engvall Show debuting to record numbers.

The show's 9 p.m. premiere episode averaged 3.85 million total viewers, 1.92 million of them adults 18-49, according to Nielsen's Cable Fast National numbers That made it TBS' third most-viewed show ever and the third-most viewed original comedy episode on basic cable. It was behind the first two episodes of the network's new acquired series House of Payne, which premiered earlier June 6 to 5.21 million and 5.82 million viewers.

Engvall features the Blue Collar Comedy star as a therapist dad.