Paramount Network's flagship show Yellowstone has reached additional ratings benchmarks. Season 3 premiered on Paramount Network Sunday to 4.2 million people, up 76% over season 2.
It also achieved ratings records in key demographics, with a 1.78 rating in P18-49, up 127% from the Season 2 premiere on Paramount Network, and a 2.4 rating in P25-54, up 112%.
The Season 3 opener was the most-watched cable debut of 2020 with 6.6 million people across four networks (three Paramount Network telecasts and three CMT, TV Land, and Pop simulcasts).
Yellowstone had 70,000 contacts on Sunday, up 54% from season two. Yellowstone's season debut hit records in overall viewers and key demographics for the second year in a row.
Last week, Costner screened the Season 2 finale of Yellowstone for the Deadline Virtual Screening Series and answered questions before the Season 3 launch.
101 Studios co-produces Yellowstone. John, Art, Taylor, Kevin, David, and Bob Yari are executive producers.