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Lil Dicky’s ‘Dave’ Surpasses ‘Atlanta’ to Become All-Time Highest-Rated Show on FX

Lil Dicky’s ‘Dave’ Surpasses ‘Atlanta’ to Become All-Time Highest-Rated Show on FX

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The show averaged over 5 million viewers per episode.

Pennsylvania rapper Lil Dicky just wrapped up the first season of his FX show Dave. From the looks of a Deadline report, the “Save That Money” MC has plenty more to come.

The report reveals that Dave has officially earned the title of FX Networks’ most-watched comedy series. The show’s 5.32 million viewers per episode just eclipsed Donald Glover‘s Atlanta. Atlanta reeled in 5.2 million viewers in its first season. The ten-episode season of Dave is available for streaming on FX on Hulu.

FX Entertainment’s president of Original Programming, Nick Grad spoke about the accomplishment. “Co-creators Dave Burd (Lil Dicky) and Jeff Schaffer have delivered one of television’s best comedy series,” Grad said, “while becoming FX’s most-watched comedy ever.”

“That is an extraordinary achievement for Dave, the cast, and crew as they teamed to make a memorable and brilliant season of television.”

The show is a fictional depiction of Lil Dicky’s own transition from comedy to rap music. The first season features guest appearances from stars like Justin Bieber, Young Thug, Gunna, and Trippie Redd.

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“I am just so glad FX was crazy enough to give Dave Burd a TV show,” he said. “And smart enough to make it better every step of the way. I’m really looking forward to another season.”

Stream both Dave and Atlanta on FX on Hulu.

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