'Cruel Summer' Was Freeform's Most Watched Series Premiere Ever!!

'Cruel Summer' Was Freeform's Most Watched Series Premiere Ever!!

Freeform has just revealed how many people tuned in to the premiere of it’s new show Cruel Summer!

The brand new show just had it’s series premiere on April 20th and it is now the most watched debut ever on the network.

Cruel Summer
averaged 3.81 million multiplatform viewers in the first week available, and is the best-ever series debut among Adults 18-49 (2.65 million) and Adults 18-34 (1.33 million).

In addition, it was the “No. 1 most social scripted series premiere across cable year-to-date.”

Cruel Summer debuted with a two premiere and is a psychological thriller that follows two young women: Kate Wallis, the popular girl with a charmed life who one day goes missing, and Jeanette Turner, the nerdy wannabe who is accused of being connected to Kate’s disappearance. All signs point to Jeanette’s guilt, but is Kate really who she seems to be? Set over three summers and told through shifting points of view, the series challenges perception and follows how one girl can go from being a sweet outlier to the most despised person in America.

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

You can catch new episodes weekly on Tuesday nights at 9pm ET/PT on Freeform.

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