TNT Renews Juggernaut Dramas Animal Kingdom and Claws

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TNT has renewed 2 of its core dramas – Animal Kingdom and Claws – following their impressive summer premieres. Both series are in the top 10 cable dramas in 2018.

TNT has renewed two of its core, powerful dramas – Animal Kingdom and Claws – following their impressive summer premieres.  The two-night, two-telecast season three launch of Animal Kingdom combined for 4.3M Total Viewers and 2.0M 18-49 viewers so far, the premiere airing alone generating 978K 18-49 in Live +7. The season two premiere of Claws drew 1.3MM 18-49 in Live +7, +38% higher than last year’s series debut. Season two is now tracking +9% ahead of season one, ranks among the top 5 cable dramas this year, and is currently posting the largest YOY growth among all returning cable dramas.

Both shows defy industry trends where the typical returning series is down double-digits. Animal Kingdom and Claws join TNT’s The Alienist among the top 10 cable dramas in 2018.

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