Yellowstone Season 2 Episode 1 pulled in 3.9 million total viewers across the night, according to a press release.
In doing so, the Kevin Costner-fronted drama became cables most-watched original premiere this summer.
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The premiere was simulcast on Cmt, while an encore aired later on Wednesday night, and those numbers have been factored into the figures given from Paramount.
In adults 18-49, Yellowstone Season 2's premiere was up 19 percent vs. last year' series premiere.
L+Sd ratings for the Yellowstone season two 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%)
The series also emerged a hit on social media, becoming the #1 most social cable drama for the night,