Bounce’s Saints and Sinners Seen by 7.5 Million Viewers

ATLANTA (June 6, 2018) – America loves Bounce’s Saints & Sinners.

The only original, scripted drama series on multicast television shined in its third season, reaching over 7.5 million total viewers. Viewership was up versus season two among Households and in the delivery of Persons 2+ and the primetime premieres of the new episodes delivered over half a million P2+ for eight consecutive weeks.

Saints & Sinners was the fourth most-watched program among all ad-supported cable in the delivery of African-Americans (25-54), Bounce’s target-audience, Sunday nights at 9:00 p.m. during its run.

One of the many season highlights occurred on May 6 when Saints & Sinners was the #1 most-watched program in all of television, beating CBS, FOX and NBC and all ad-supported cable and pay networks in the delivery of African Americans (P25-54) between 9:00-10:00 p.m. (ET). Saints & Sinners beat such shows as NCIS: Los Angeles on CBS, Family Guy on Fox, Fear The Walking Dead on AMC and Westworld on HBO that night.

Consumers can catch up on all three seasons of Saints & Sinners anytime on Brown Sugar, Bounce’s new subscription-video-on-demand service. Brown Sugar features an extensive library of iconic black movies, all un-edited and commercial-free and is accessible on Amazon Channels, Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Kindle, Apple TV, Roku, Android and Apple smartphones and tablets and web browsers via BrownSugar.com.

Saints & Sinners centers around the pursuit of power, intertwined with greed, deception, corruption and murder – all set against the backdrop of a large southern church. The series stars Vanessa Bell Calloway, Clifton Powell, Christian Keyes, Keith Robinson, J.D. Williams, Jasmine Burke, Tray Chaney, Demetria McKinney, Afemo Omilami and Donna Biscoe. Saints & Sinners is produced in partnership with Swirl Film’s Eric Tomosunas (Undershepard, 35 and Ticking).

Bounce (@BounceTV) airs on the broadcast signals of local television stations and corresponding cable carriage, and features a programming mix of original and off-network series, theatrical motion pictures, specials, live sports, and more. Bounce has grown to be available in more than 109 million homes across the United States and 97% of all African-American (AA) television homes, including all the top AA television markets. Bounce is part of The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP)

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Source: Nielsen, L+SD, Bounce, Saints & Sinners S3 (4/8/18-5/27/18), reach based on 1-min qualifiers and all telecasts, P4Ws (3/5/18-4/1/18 Su 9p-10p); Saints & Sinners S2 (3/5/17-4/23/17); Ranker: Nielsen, Rating Analysis Program Report, L+SD, S3 Saints & Sinners (4/8/18-5/27/18), Sunday programs 9p-10p (Rank based on programs starting at 9p)

 

Contact:        Jim Weiss                  770-672-6504                      jim.weiss@scrippstv.com