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Basic Cable Has a New Hit Drama Series

Jun 25, 2018  •  Post A Comment

The ad-supported cable world just chalked up its most watched scripted drama series premiere since the 2016 premiere of “The People vs. O.J. Simpson.” The Paramount Network announced today that the premiere of the Kevin Costner series “Yellowstone” delivered almost 5 million viewers in Live+3 Days to claim the title.

“The premiere now ranks as summer’s #1 new drama on both broadcast and cable,” the announcement notes. “The debut delivered an impressive 1.1 rating with P 18-49 and soared even higher to a 1.7 with P 25-54. New episodes premiere Wednesday at 10pm ET/PT only on Paramount Network.”

The series premiered June 20. Please click here for additional details about the show in today’s announcement.

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