NEW YORK, NY – August 14, 2017 – USA Network’s THE SINNER is now the #1 new cable series of 2017 in P18-49, P25-54 and total viewers,* two episodes into its eight episode series run. After a strong series premiere, THE SINNER, from Universal Cable Productions and starring Jessica Biel and Bill Pullman, grew in its second week in adults 18-49 (+7% to 1.4 million), adults 25-54 (+5% to 1.6 million) and adults 18-34 (+4% to 543,000). Over its first two episodes, the series is averaging 3.5M P2+.
“Certified (93%) Fresh” by Rotten Tomatoes, THE SINNER follows a young mother, Cora (Biel) who, when out with her husband (Christopher Abbott) and son, commits a startling act of violence and, to her horror, has no idea why. Detective Ambrose (Pullman) finds himself obsessed with uncovering the woman's buried motive, which launches an inverted and utterly surprising crime thriller whose driving force is not the “who” or the “what” -- but the “why.”
In Episode 3, debuting this Wednesday at 10/9c, Ambrose unearths a startling secret about Cora that changes the course of the investigation, while Mason takes matters into his own hands.
*Source: Nielsen, L3 (000), 12/26/16 – 8/9/17, M-Su 8p-11p, new original cable series that premiered in 2017; excludes mini-series.
About USA Network
USA Network, the leader in cable entertainment, offers a powerful stable of dramatic, comedic and unscripted originals in more than 102 million U.S. homes. The network also features spectacular live television, a dynamic portfolio of acquired series and the best in blockbuster theatrical films and entertainment events. A trailblazer in digital innovation and storytelling, USA is defining, driving and setting the industry standard for Social TV. USA is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal. USA’s award-winning website is located at http://www.usanetwork.com. Watch USA Network anywhere: On Demand, online or across mobile and connected TVs.
About Universal Cable Productions
Universal Cable Productions (UCP) creates innovative and critically acclaimed original scripted content for all media platforms. Its robust slate of programming includes: the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning drama “Mr. Robot,” “Colony,” “Damnation,” “Falling Water,” “Playing House,” “Shooter,” “The Sinner,” “Suits” and “Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G” for USA Network; “12 Monkeys,” “Blood Drive,” “Channel Zero,” “Happy!,” “Killjoys” and “The Magicians” for SYFY; “The Purge” for USA and SYFY; “All That Glitters,” “Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce” and “Imposters” for Bravo; “The Arrangement” and “The Royals” for E!; “The Umbrella Academy” for Netflix; “Impulse” for YouTube Red; and “Difficult People” for Hulu. UCP’s content library also features critic and fan favorites such as the Emmy-award winning “Monk” as well as “Battlestar Galactica” and “Psych.” Universal Cable Productions is a part of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. Follow us @UCPisTV.