‘The Resident’ Gets Decent Sampling With Premiere Behind NFC Championship Game

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Fox medical drama series The Resident drew a 2.7 rating among adults 18-49 and 8.8 million viewers in preliminary numbers for its premiere Sunday following the NFC Championship game, which started a few minutes after 10 PM on the East Coast. That was down from the 5.1 demo rating and 13.5 million viewers in the prelims for The X-Files revival’s launch behind the NFC Championship last year, which had a later start. However, The X-Files benefited from a lot stronger…