Kevin Costner TV Series ‘Yellowstone’ Season 2 Ratings Rise

Kevin Costner’s television show “Yellowstone” on Paramount Network has reached a record high on its second season premiere. The show started its run on June 19, a year after its debut on the cable channel.

Per the press release, “Yellowstone” earned a gross average audience of 3.9 million total viewers (includes Paramount Network premiere and encores, in addition to a CMT simulcast and TV Land encore). It ranks as the #1 most-watched original cable premiere this summer.

L+SD ratings for the “Yellowstone” season 2 premiere are included below, followed by the increase from the season one premiere:

  • P25-54: 1.13 (+11%)
  • M25-54: 1.28 (+20%)
  • W25-54: .99 (+2%)
  • P18-49: .79 (+19%)
  • M18-49: .89 (+24%)
  • W18-49: .68 (+12%)

For June 19, “Yellowstone” was the #1 most social cable drama, with 45,000 interactions. On Twitter, the series recorded 20,000 mentions, up +10% from the series premiere. New episodes air Wednesday nights at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Paramount Network recently ordered a 10-episode third season of the series. “Yellowstone” 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 (Wind River, Hell or High Water and Sicario), 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 Hustonand Gil Birmingham. Neal McDonough joined the cast for season two.

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