Many new TV series premiered last week after weeks of intense network promotion and hype. Now comes the number crunching: Which shows did fans actually watch?
NBC’s “Manifest,” a “Lost”-style drama about a group of airplane passengers who discover that five years have passed between takeoff and landing, got a whopping 16 million viewers, Live + 3 results show — easily making the series, created by Jeff Flake, the No. 1 hit. In these days of splintered viewership, any audience over 10 million is noteworthy.