The premiere episode of Aaron Sorkin
's HBO cable news drama "The Newsroom
" debuted to solid ratings Sunday night, as 2.1 million viewers tuned in to the show's initial 10 PM airing, Deadline.com reports
. A combined total of 2.7 million people watched its two showings.It's a respectable number for "The Newsroom," which was maligned in reviews
leading up to its premiere. By comparison, the premiere of "Girls" drew
1.1 million viewers, while ...