The Last O.G. is already a certified hit.
The Tracy Morgan-led series, co-starring Tiffany Haddish and produced by Jordan Peele, has set a ratings record for TBS and cable TV overlal.
1.8 million total viewers tuned in, with 882K of those viewers being in the key 18-49 demo.
This resulted in the show being the biggest cable comedy premiere since 2016, the largest scripted cable comedy premiere since 2015 and the strongest debut ever for a TBS original.
By time the Live+7 numbers, the show is expected to total 6.9M viewers.
The series was picked up by TBS secondhand after it was originally developed at FX.
The Last O.G. revolves around Tray (Morgan), an ex-con who is shocked to see just how much the world has changed when he is released from prison for good behavior after a 15-year stint. Returning to his newly=gentrified Brooklyn neighborhood, he discovers that his former girlfriend, Shay (Haddish), has married an affable, successful white man (Ryan Gaul) who is helping raise the twins (Taylor Mosby & Hoagland) Tray never knew existed. Wanting nothing more than to connect with his kids, but having neither the money to support them nor himself, Tray falls back on the skills he learned in prison to make ends meet while treading unfamiliar territory.
Cedric the Entertainer stars as the head of the halfway house where Tray is staying, and Allen Maldonado as Tray’s cousin Bobby, who helps him adjust to life on the outside. Guest stars include Edi Patterson, Chrissy Metz (This is Us), Malik Yoba, Heather Simms and more. Executive-producing with Morgan, Peele and co-creator John Carcieri are Eric Tannenbaum, Kim Tannenbaum and Joel Zadak of Principato Young.