Upstart Crow debuted with 1.29 million (a 7.96% audience share) which is apparently quite good for the time slot. It also had a decent write up across the board from the papers and comedy sites (links to a couple of good ones below). The show did however divide opinion on Twitter, but considering this is the first episode, I think that was to be suspected. With most of the negativity coming from claims of ‘canned laughter’, having been in the audience I can say this was not the case.
There’s also a poll you can vote in on Digital Spy:
Here are a couple of previews for the next episode: