HomeTelevision‘Yellowstone’ Season 5 Premiere Breaks Ratings Record With 12.1 Million Viewers

‘Yellowstone’ Season 5 Premiere Breaks Ratings Record With 12.1 Million Viewers

Yellowstone wrangled up a scores document for its fifth season premiere.

The Paramount Network drama delivered a cumulative viewership of 12.1 million live-plus-same-day viewers, the largest in a single day launch but for the Kevin Costner neo-Western.

The collection was additionally up double digits in all demos, together with rising 52 % amongst adults 18-34 and delivering a cumulative 5.6 score amongst adults 18-49.

The breakdown goes like this: Yellowstone wrestled up 8.8 million viewers in its first airing on the Paramount Network (up 10 % from season 4). That quantity grew to 10.3 million viewers when including in simulcast airings on CMT, TV Land and Pop. Then the determine climbed to 12.1 million when including in encore telecasts.

The premiere was coupled with the launch of one other Taylor Sheridan collection, Tulsa King, starring Sylvester Stallone, which obtained underway on the Paramount+ streaming community (the scores for which aren’t but obtainable).

The heartland drama collection follows the Dutton household as they wrestle to guard the most important ranch in Montana from outdoors forces. The collection has been a scores phenomena for Paramount Network, driving viewers to the area of interest cable channel regardless of the present’s lack of first-run streaming presence on its sister platform Paramount+.

The two-episode premiere jumped forward to the swearing in of John Dutton (Costner) as Governor of Montana, with daughter Beth Dutton (Kelly Reilly) being promoted to his chief of employees and son Jamie Dutton (Wes Bentley) placing his personal political ambitions apart and falling according to his father and sister, the latter who’s blackmailing Jamie over his deadly season 4 finale selection. Amid the land politics and coastal elite threats to the Dutton household ranchers, youngest son Kayce Dutton (Luke Grimes) and spouse Monica (Kelsey Asbille) endure their very own household tragedy.

Jackie Strause contributed to this report.



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