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Cruel Summer season 2 confirmed at Freeform

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Cruel Summer, season 2, Freeform

With all of the NBC cancellation information, it is good to see a present get some excellent news from their respective community. It has been introduced that the Jessica Biel-produced drama, Cruel Summer, has been renewed at Freeform for a second season.

Cruel Summer has additionally now turn into the younger-skewing cabler’s most-watched collection ever. If you are questioning, what about Pretty Little Liars? Well, Freeform was previously ABC Family & because the rebrand, Freeform hadn’t discovered their signature hit…till now.  Freeform President Tara Duncan spoke to why the present was profitable and why it was an “easy” choice to resume the collection:

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Cruel Summer was picked as much as collection a 12 months and a half in the past beneath then-Freeform president Tom Ascheim and it stars Olivia Holt, Chiara Aurelia, Michael Landes, Froy Gutierrez, Harley Quinn Smith, Allius Barnes, Blake Lee, and Brooklyn Sudano. The collection follows two teenage ladies within the Nineteen Nineties and the repercussions on everybody’s lives after one is kidnapped and the opposite seemingly takes her place. How the present will return is a little bit of a tough thought. The anthology format seems to be the best path however it’s undecided if the thriller will return with a brand new story with the identical characters and actors or utilizing the identical storytelling machine that includes an entire new forged of characters.

The present has been a success with critics, scoring a 90% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes and it has held effectively within the scores. With 35 days of multiplatform viewing, Cruel Summer averages 6.8 million complete viewers per day. It ranks because the No. 1 new cable drama of the 12 months amongst girls 18-34, with its most up-to-date episode surging 31 p.c above its April collection debut. The collection additionally has been a powerful performer on Hulu, the place all of Freeform’s originals can be found to stream the day after linear debuts. The collection was the most-watched next-day season one title from a linear channel in its first seven weeks to this point on the Disney-owned platform. Season 1 of the collection wrapped up final evening on Freeform and govt producers Jessica Biel and Michelle Purple of Iron Ocean Productions additionally chimed in on the present returning for a second season:

“We are so proud of this show and the incredible cast and crew who brought so much hard work and grit to every single scene. This wouldn’t have been possible without them and our mastermind showrunner, Tia Napolitano. To be picked up for a second season is a dream and we have so many ideas for where we can take this next. We are excited to get to work with our brilliant team of creatives on this project in addition to our partners at Freeform and eOne, including Jackie Sacerio who brought the project to us. To the audiences who have been tuning into this show week in and week out, thank you. This is all for you!”

Now that the present has formally been renewed, I’ll be including it to my binge checklist as a result of I’ve heard nothing however good issues in regards to the present. Have YOU been watching Cruel Summer?

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