‘Beyond’ Gets Season 2 Renewal on Freeform
A brand new mystery drama series was launched on Freeform this winter. A ten-episode TV series “Beyond” has garnered over 1.18 million viewers, has been praised by the viewers, but has received a controversial reception among critics. Thus, millions of fans likely wonder whether or not we’ll see a second season of “Beyond” on Freeform? Fortunately, on Jan 11, 2017, it was announced that Freeform has picked up “Beyond” for a second season. If you don’t want to miss the upcoming premiere, you may sign up for our automatic notifications right now.
The decision on renewal was made principally thanks to the very strong television ratings of the current season of “Beyond.” “‘Beyond’ has already amassed over 14 million views, including 7.0 million across digital platforms and reaching an additional 7.2 million Total Viewers on linear TV,” according to Freeform. “Its 2-hour premiere, ‘Beyond’ stood as the network’s biggest series launch in 1 year, ranking as the # 1 scripted cable TV telecast in the time period in Total Viewers (1.5 million), Adults 18-49 and Women 18-49,” Freeform reports.
Currently, according to IMDb, “Beyond” has a score of 7.5/10 based on over 1,700 user votes. At the same time, according to Rotten Tomatoes, the current season of the drama series has an average score of 6.12/10 and a 50% approval rating among critics, while the viewers have rated “Beyond” at 3.9/5 with a 76% rating. However, according to Metacritic, “Beyond” has a score of a just 48/100 based on 4 reviews from critics, whereas the viewers have rated the supernatural series at 4.7/10 based on 7 user ratings.
“Beyond” focuses on the story of Holden Matthews, who obtains a chance for a new life, waking up after a dozen years in coma. After awakening, he discovers that the world has changed, as well as all the surrounding, including his parents and relatives. Though Holden is an adult now, all the things that he kept inside now remind him of his childhood. However, this is not the only problem Holden will have to face in this new world. Now he possesses new abilities that pull Holden into a hazardous conspiracy. The TV series is created by Adam Nussdorf, who also serves as executive producer conjointly with David Eick and Tim Kring.
Notification of the Release Date (Season 2)
“Beyond” Season 1 kicked off on Monday, January 2, 2017 at 9:00-11:00 PM EST on Freeform and its debut drew 1.182 million viewers with a 0.31 demo rating among adults (18-49), as well as has been praised by the target audience in general. Apparently, Freeform has been satisfied with the viewing figures of the debut season of “Beyond,” and therefore, the network has confirmed the renewal of the supernatural series for a next season. “Beyond” Season 2 is set to premiere in 2018. However, Freeform has yet to announce a specific release date for a second series. Fortunately, we’re able to inform you about the further updates of the fantasy drama television series, as well as about the “Beyond” Season 2 release date. Use the form below to join our list of subscribers and we’ll keep you informed.
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