"YELLOWSTONE" TOPS TV ON AUGUST 21 AMONG KEY P18-49 AND P25-54 DEMOS
Hit Paramount Network Drama is #1 Cable Series of the Day with 5.3 Million Total Viewers
Season Finale of Summer's Most-Watched Cable Series Premieres Wednesday August 28 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
New York, NY, August 27, 2019 - Paramount Network's hit drama Yellowstone ranked as the #1 rated L+3 telecast across all of TV on August 21 among the key P18-49 (2.1 rating) and P25-54 (2.8 rating) demos. The episode averaged 5.3 million total viewers in L+3 viewing, making it the #1 cable telecast for the night. This was Yellowstone's second strongest week in series history with P18-49, W18-49 (2.1 rating), M18-49 (2.1 rating), W25-54 (2.8 rating), and total viewers. Overall, Yellowstone season two continues its run as cable's most-watched summer series. Additionally, the series drew 2.1 million social video views across all platforms.
Through nine episodes, Yellowstone continues to pace significantly ahead of season one to-date averages across key demos:
· P18-49: 1.9 average rating season to date, up +52% from season one to date
· M18-49: 1.9 average rating season to date, up +47% from season one to date
· W18-49: 1.9 average rating season to date, up +57% from season one to date
· P25-54: 2.7 average rating season to date, up +48% from season one to date
· M25-54: 2.8 average rating season to date, up +41% from season one to date
· W25-54: 2.6 average rating season to date, up +55% from season one to date
· Total Viewers: 5 million average total viewers season to date, up +13% from season one to date
Yellowstone comes to Paramount Network from Academy Award(R)-nominee Taylor Sheridan, writer of Hell or High Water and Sicario and writer/director of Wind River. The season two finale of Yellowstone premieres Wednesday, August 28 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Paramount Network recently ordered a 10-episode third season of Yellowstone. The series stars world-renowned actor and Oscar(R)-winner Kevin Costner as John Dutton, who controls the largest contiguous ranch in the United States. Yellowstone is co-created by critically-acclaimed, Oscar(R)-nominated screenwriter Taylor Sheridan and John Linson. The impressive cast list for Yellowstone also includes Luke Grimes, Kelly Reilly, Wes Bentley, Cole Hauser, Kelsey Asbille, Brecken Merrill, Jefferson White, Danny Huston and Gil Birmingham. Neal McDonough joined the cast for season two.
Yellowstone headlines Paramount Network's scripted roster, which also includes the following upcoming projects: Coyote, from Michelle MacLaren and starring Michael Chiklis; Paradise Lost (working title), from Rodes Fishburne, Arika Lisanne Mittman and John Lee Hancock; 68 Whiskey, from Ron Howard and Brian Grazer's Imagine Entertainment; Sexy Beast, a series adaptation of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning feature film; as well as the new Darren Star series, Emily in Paris starring Lily Collins.
Yellowstone is co-produced by 101 Studios. Executive producers for Yellowstone are John Linson, Art Linson, Taylor Sheridan, Kevin Costner, David C. Glasser and Bob Yari.
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About 101 Studios
101 Studios is a global entertainment company dedicated to the acquisition, financing, development, production and distribution of high-caliber, creator-driven storytelling. Formed by veteran film and television executives David Glasser and David Hutkin in 2019, the studio empowers content creators through first-class collaboration and innovation. Inaugural releases include Alfonso Gomez-Rejon's The Current War, featuring Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon, and the second season of Taylor Sheridan's modern-day western series Yellowstone, starring Kevin Costner.