The ratings for the first season of Netflix’s Fuller House series were reportedly off the charts, with multi-screen analytics company Symphony Advanced Media calling the sitcom revival not only the biggest show on Netflix in 2016 but one of the most-viewed series on any platform, with numbers that trumped both The Walking Dead and Sunday Night Football.
However, the second season, which premiered last Friday, saw a 62% ratings decline over the first season, according to Variety, which cited Symphony data. (Netflix does not disclose any ratings information). While the first season of Fuller House averaged a 5.30 rating among viewers aged 18 to 49 who watched the series live or within the first three days of its release, the second season averaged a 2.01 rating.
Ratings for Fuller House’s premiere episode were also down 67%, Variety reports, as only 9% of the viewers who turned in to the first season premiere returned for the season two premiere episode. In the first season, according to Symphony, an astronomic 10.16 rating for the premiere episode actually inflated the ratings for the rest of the season.
Symphony uses audio content recognition from cell phones to track viewership. In the past, Netflix has said that the company’s data is inaccurate.