Cruel Summer Becomes Freeform’s Most-Watched Series Debut Ever

Freeform has discovered its subsequent hit in Cruel Summer.

The thrilling thriller drama has emerged because the community’s best-ever sequence debut amongst younger adults, drawing a mean viewers of three.81 million multiplatform viewers within the first week accessible.

The Jessica Biel produced drama is likewise the community’s best-ever sequence debut amongst Adults 18-49 (2.65 million) and Adults 18-34 (1.33 million).

Freeform has additionally pegged the sequence because the No. 1 most social scripted sequence premiere throughout cable year-to-date.

The rankings are an amazing indication of how the sequence is really performing. The sequence premiere managed round 250,000 viewers and a 0.1 ranking in its linear debut on the cabler.

The numbers imply that round 6% of the whole viewers for the premiere watched on premiere evening, with the remainder catching up on-demand and DVR.

Is this the form of issues to return?


More than ever, individuals are watching TV on their very own phrases, and these delayed numbers are spectacular.

The true take a look at can be how nicely the sequence holds up within the weeks to return. The stay rankings have been comparatively regular all through the primary three episodes, however we’ll know extra when extra delayed figures come out.

Cruel Summer arrived on Freeform on Tuesday, April 20, at 9:00 p.m. EDT/PDT.

From government producer Jessica Biel (The Sinner), Cruel Summer is a psychological thriller that follows two younger girls: Kate Wallis, the favored lady with a charmed life who someday goes lacking, and Jeanette Turner, the nerdy wannabe who’s accused of being related to Kate’s disappearance.

All indicators level to Jeanette’s guilt, however is Kate actually who she appears to be? Set over three summers and informed by shifting factors of view, the sequence challenges notion and follows how one lady can go from being a candy outlier to essentially the most despised individual in America.

The sequence stars Olivia Holt, Chiara Aurelia, Michael Landes, Froy Gutierrez, Harley Quinn Smith, Allius Barnes, Blake Lee, and Brooklyn Sudano.

What are your ideas on the numbers?

Have you been watching the sequence?

Remember, you possibly can watch Cruel Summer on-line proper right here through TV Fanatic.

Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.



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