It’s been a great year for genre TV, and as a long time horror fan, I’m especially ecstatic to see it making a big return to the small screen. In this regard, not only is the new series Sleepy Hollow a hit, it’s also officially the first hit show of the fall season.
While Sleepy Hollow has been going like gangbusters so far, one of the big breakout hits of this year, Revolution, may be having ratings trouble. After a hiatus, Revolution returned to the air on September 25, and according to Entertainment Weekly, a move to Wednesday night may not have been the right move to make.
When Revolution came back on the 25th, it went down a whopping 56% from its series premiere. The show got beat out by The X Factor, and the old CBS standby Survivor. Revolution proved to be one of the first breakout hits of the year, and having a lead-in from The Voice definitely helped it in the ratings game. Whether it needs another strong lead-in show to stay alive still remains to be seen.