These numbers are gonna hurt. NBC’s The Slap limited series debuted to 5.1 million viewers and a 1.1 rating among adults 18-49. That was low enough to rank in fourth place in the 8 p.m. hour.
Critics were mixed on The Slap, which tells the story of friends torn apart by a man slapping another family’s child at a backyard party, but one still wishes NBC would be rewarded for attempting a provcative, well-cast unusual event series. This is why we’ll doubtless get a Chicago Fire. P.D. Medic...
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