Robin Williams, CBS Win the Retro Battle

The Crazy Ones Trumps the Michael J. Fox Show

They may not go head-to-head in Week 2, but if Thursday night’s numbers are anything to go by, Robin Williams is beating Michael J. Fox in the Comeback Kid ratings battle.

According to Nielsen live-same-day data, the series premiere of Williams’ new CBS comedy The Crazy Ones drew a staggering 15.5 million viewers and a 3.9 in the adults 18-49 demo, making it the biggest sitcom debut since the Tiffany Network introduced 2 Broke Girls in 2011.

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