The Nielsen ratings for “Southie Rules” are in. TV by the Numbers, a website that follows television trends, reports that A&E’s new, so-called reality show about South Boston that premiered Tuesday was watched by 1.28 million people at 10 p.m., and by .82 million during a second episode that aired at 10:30. For context, “Storage Wars: Texas,” the 9:30 p.m. lead-in for “Southie,” was watched by 2.75 million. The 10 p.m. episode of “Hardcore Pawn” on TruTV was watched by 1.54 million. No word on A&E’s expectations for “Southie Rules.” We have to wonder whether the numbers mean that people who viewed episode one didn’t stick around for No. 2.
Early numbers are in for ‘Southie Rules’
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