Modest Opening for Sigourney Weaver Miniseries Deadline

USA Network's "Political Animals," which stars Sigourney Weaver as the former first lady who becomes Secretary of State, debuted Sunday to a relatively soft start with 2.6 million viewers, reports

The miniseries, from Greg Berlanti and Laurence Mark, is getting a push on alternate platforms such as Hulu and, in an effort to attract more viewers, the story notes.

Demo numbers for Sunday’s telecast included 675,000 adults 18-49 and 834,000 adults 25-54, the report notes.