ABC Comedy Series Ratings Quadruple
DING! School’s in session, and Abbott Elementary is setting the record at ABC as the network’s first comedy show to debut with quadruple ratings. Created, written, and starring Quinta Brunson, the mockumentary sets the tone for public schooling in Philadelphia. For many, these teachers make a difference in these children’s lives.
Abbott Elementary debuted in December, and since the number of viewers is incredible. The cast is full of extraordinary individuals, including the young star from “Everybody Hates Chris,” Tyler James Williams, the infamous nanny on Parent Trap, Lisa Ann Walter, Sherly Lee Ralph, and others. As everyday things come into play in these children’s lives, the teachers at Abbott Elementary make it possible for their students to grow.
Fans, Celebrities Show Gratitude
According to Deadline, the rating went from 0.6 to 2.4 ratings and 2.79 million viewers to 7.1 billion total viewers within 35 days. The series shot up 300%, and fans have fallen in love with the show over time.
“QUADRUPLE!!!! @quintabrunson, let’s goooooooo!!!!! Need that season 2 pickup announcement ASAP, “writes Gabrielle Union on Twitter.
The scandalous “Olivia Pope” Kerry Washington wrote on Twitter, “Dearest @quintabrunson-, you are an absolute treasure. #abbotelementary has stolen my heart!!!!! And I don’t want it back.”
— kerry washington (@kerrywashington) January 27, 2022
Brunson and the cast of Abbott Elementary talked with the theGrio about the set. Brunson opened up about the show being an inspiration from her mother’s elementary school. With the mix of comedy and real-life experiences, the performance is unbeatable.
New episodes are set to air on Tuesday at 9:00/8:00c and are available the next day on Hulu. Watch as the teachers and students of Abbott Elementary make it happen, one problem at a time. Fans are eager to know if season two is in the air, and the question still remains a mystery.