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    ‘Community’ Premiere Ratings Tank

    This TV publicity image released by NBC shows, from left, Danny Pudi as Abed, Yvette Nicole Brown as Shirley, Donald Glover as Troy, Alison Brie as Annie, Joel McHale as Jeff Winger, Gillian Jacobs as Britta in a scene from season four of "Community."  NBC said Monday, June 10, 2013, that show creator Dan Harmon will be joined by another former "Community" producer, Chris McKenna.Harmon was replaced as showrunner for season four after a clash with then-cast member Chevy Chase. (AP Photo/NBC, Vivian Zink)

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    This is the darkest timeline. The NBC comedy Community returned Thursday night with two episodes and drew its lowest-rated season premiere to date, with an average of 3.4 million viewers garnering a 1.3 rating among under-50 adults. Community's return to the airwaves came with the involvement of its creator, Dan Harmon. The network's other comedies didn't do too well either—Sean Saves the World and The Michael J. Fox Show averaged a 0.8 rating in the same demographic.

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