The Conners made its highly anticipated return to ABC on a new night.
The Conners Season 3 Episode 1 pulled in 4.8 million viewers and a 0.9 rating -- down double digits from last season's average.
Still, it was ABC's strongest show on the night.
The Goldbergs double-episode Season 8 premiere did 4.1 million viewers and a 0.8 rating, right on par with last season's average.
black-ish returned with 3 million viewers and a 0.6 rating, which was up a tick in total viewers vs. last season's average.
Over on CBS, Big Brother (4.1 million/0.9 rating) and The Amazing Race (3.2 million/0.7 rating) were both down a tick, but they are pulling in decent ratings for the Eye network.
NBC's The Wall surged to 3.5 million viewers and a 0.6 rating, while American Ninja Warrior continued on a weak note with 2.5 million viewers and a 0.4 rating.
The CW's rotation of Devils and Coroner were flat week-to-week.
FOX aired coverage of the World Series, which did 7.2 million viewers and a 1.8 rating.
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