With new comedic actors like Kevin Hart on the scene, one would think that Eddie Murphy’s name and gap teeth wouldn’t ring as many bells as back in the 80s. Spike TV’s special, Eddie Murphy: One Night Only, proved just the opposite when it premiered November 14th on the TV network. Eddie Murphy: One Night Only was the highest-rated and most-watched special event in Spike TV history.
The tribute to Murphy delivered 1.9 million viewers, 1.5 household rating and ranked #3 in all of cable television with Men 18-49 in its time slot. | Full Story