'Black-ish' bolsters ABC's Wednesday comedy lineup

September 25, 2014 6:01 PM

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'Black-ish' bolsters ABC's Wednesday comedy lineup

ABC's new comedy, Black-ish, opened strongly with viewers Wednesday, falling only slightly short of its lead-in, Modern Family, according to preliminary Nielsen ratings.

With 10.8 million viewers, Black-ish, a family comedy that stars Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross, held on to almost all of the Family audience (10.9 million), although it was down 11% in young adults from the five-time Emmy winner, the night's top performer in that advertiser-coveted category...

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