Omar Epps' ABC Drama 'Resurrection' Debuts to Strong Ratings

The drama premiered Sunday to 13.3 million viewers breaking network records. 

Dominique Hobdy Mar, 10, 2014

Omar Epps’ latest TV show, Resurrection, debuted to strong ratings last night with 13.3 million viewers and a 3.6 rating. 

According to E! News, these number have earned the series the title of the best midseason drama debut since NBC’s 2012 premiere of Smash and makes it ABC’s best audience/demo in the time slot since January of 2010/11. 

The eerie storyline, centers on the residents of a small town whose loved ones return from the dead with one question, “Did I really die?” 

Epps plays Marty, an immigration agent who finds himself right in the middle of the mysterious happenings when he returns an eight-year-old boy home to his parents, only to find out that he died, 32 years ago. The plot thickens as old secrets are re-hashed and the town struggles to accept, understand and believe what is happening. 

To catch what happens next, watch Resurrection on Sundays at 9 p.m. on ABC.