EXCLUSIVE: Merciless Summer season has made a splashy go back to Freeform, with the Season 2 premiere marking the community’s best telecast in two years — because the Season 1 finale of the hit sequence in June 2021.
After seven days of not on time viewing, the Season 2 premiere drummed up 2.6M audience throughout linear and virtual platforms, in line with Freeform. That’s up greater than 1,000% from the are living+same-day target market of 223,000.
Thru two episodes, Merciless Summer season is averaging 2.3M general audience, marking Freeform’s most-watched season two sequence of all-time and Freeform’s No. 1 present sequence.
The sequence is discovering endured good fortune because of its next-day availability on Hulu, which is opening it up to a much broader target market. In its debut week, the primary two episodes of Merciless Summer season Season 2 have been the most-watched scripted TV episodes on Hulu by means of SVOD on-demand.
Set in an idyllic waterfront the city within the Pacific Northwest, the following bankruptcy of Merciless Summer season follows the upward push and fall of an intense teenage friendship. Drawing near the tale from 3 other timelines surrounding Y2K, the season twists and turns because it tracks the early friendship between Megan, Isabella and Megan’s best possible good friend Luke, the affection triangle that blossomed, and the thriller that will have an effect on all in their lives going ahead.
Season 2 stars Sadie Stanley, Lexi Underwood, Griffin Gluck, KaDee Strickland, Lisa Yamada, and Sean Blakemore. Paul Adelstein and Braeden De Los angeles Garza recur.
Merciless Summer season comes from studio eOne and used to be created via Bert V. Royal. Elle Triedman serves as showrunner. Government manufacturers come with Triedman, Invoice Pink, Tia Napolitano, and Iron Ocean Productions’ Jessica Biel and Michelle Pink.