KITT Rides Again

The premiere of the NBC-produced Knight Rider television movie took first place in the US ratings race on 17 February, also breaking a record for the highest rated program of its kind in three years. Preliminary Nielsen figures have shown that the show averaged a 5.0 rating / 12 share in key target demographics, and … Continued

255901602_3dc431e66e.jpgThe premiere of the NBC-produced Knight Rider television movie took first place in the US ratings race on 17 February, also breaking a record for the highest rated program of its kind in three years.

Preliminary Nielsen figures have shown that the show averaged a 5.0 rating / 12 share in key target demographics, and built on its initial audience base to reach around 12 million by the time it finished.

The strong figures mean that the network is far more likely to greenlight the proposed television series based off of the telemovie when it announces its new slate in May. Knight Rider stars Justin Bruening, Deanna Russo, Sydney Tamiia Poitier and Bruce Davison.