TV Ratings Report: Did Prison Break Bomb?

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Prison Break returned after a lengthy absence to Fox, but did viewers return to see the former hit's first new episode?

Fox: Prison Break (3.8 million/1.5 rating) returned higher than the conclusion of Season 4 and built by seven-tenths from The Mick (2.1 million/0.8 rating). This is a positive start for the sequel series, but we'll see where it settles. 

Earlier in the night, New Girl (2 million/0.9 rating) closed out Season 6 on par with recent ratings. 

The CW: Legends of Tomorrow (1.5 million/0.6 rating) closed out Season 2 on par with last week, while iZombie (1 million/0.4 rating) returned down from last season's premiere and finale. 

ABC: The Middle (5.3 million/1.3 rating), American Housewife (4.4 million/1.2) and Imaginary Mary (3.5 million/0.9 rating) slipped. Fresh off the Boat (3.8 million/1.1 rating) was stable, while Agents of Shield (2.2 million/0.7 rating) increased one-tenth. 

CBS: NCIS (13.5 million/1.5 rating) and NCIS: New Orleans (8.9 million/1.0 rating) ticked down, while Bull (11 million/1.3 rating) was steady. 

NBC: The Voice (9.3 million/1.9 rating) and Chicago Fire (6.1 million/1.3 rating) slipped, while Trial & Error (3.7 million/0.8 rating) remained a bust. 

Paul Dailly is a staff writer for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.