It seems Aaron McGruder’s departure and a four-year hiatus did not prevent fans from flocking back to the return of The Boondocks. The L.A. Timesreports the season four premiere broke the series’ all time ratings record.
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Around 1.4 million adults 18-34 watched the “Pretty Boy Flizzy” episode making it the number one show on broadcast and cable in that demographic. It was the highest rated Adult Swim prime-time program in five years and beat out NBC’s The Voice and the NBA playoffs on TNT.
The episode’s storyline centered around a bad boy R&B singer named Pretty Boy Flizzy seemingly modeled off of Chris Brown. The next episode titled “Good Times” airs Monday, April 28th at 10:30 pm.
Viewers with a cable subscription can stream The Boondocks here.