Show draws in 401,000 viewers
The doctor delivered for HLN.The debut of ”Dr. Drew” drew 401,000 in the 9 p.m. slot, which was a 24% increase in total viewers from the prior four-week average. In the timeslot previously was ”Nancy Grace: America’s Missing,” a special that was an extension of her 8 o’clock show. ”Dr. Drew” rounded up 164,000 viewers in the 25-54 demo, the age group used by the newsies. Van Halen lead singer Sammy Hagar was a guest on the first night, while a panel examined the medical condition of Charlie Sheen. Burt Dubrow is exec producer.