Once Upon A Time Is Huge US Ratings Hit

The new fairy tale show gets off to an impressive start

Once Upon A Time , ABC’s major, new fairy-tale-based drama, debuted in the States on Sunday to impressive viewing figures.

The premiere episode of Once Upon A Time pulled in 12.9 million viewers, and was the number two show of the night after Fox’s World Series Game Four coverage. That was ABC’s biggest audience in the time period with regular programming since March 2008, reports TVLine .

Once Upon A Time was created by former Lost writers Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis, and stars Jennifer Morrison, Robert Carlyle, Jared Gilmore, Ginnifer Goodwin and Lana Parrilla. It takes place in our world and a parallel world of fairy tales.

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