The premiere of the newest installment of Paramount’s I Am Patrick Swayze averaged 2 million total viewers on Sunday.
I Am Patrick Swayze is the most-watched and highest-rated I Am special among P18-49 and P25-54 since 2015’s I Am Chris Farley. In addition to the 1.1 million total viewers for the Paramount Network premiere, I Am Patrick Swayze earned a .40 P18-49 L+SD rating and a .56 P25-54 rating.
On social media, I Am Patrick Swayze ranked as the #1 most-social special across all of TV for August 18, while also trending as a top hashtag on Twitter.
The trailer, first published on August 1, has generated 14 million views.
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About I Am:
The original documentary series I Am is an inside look at the lives of extraordinary individuals, told by the people who knew them best.
I Am Patrick Swayze is a loving tribute to the prolific actor that showcases his life and career through untold stories, exclusive interviews, heartfelt home movies, and family photos featuring those who knew him best.
From growing up in Texas to becoming a Hollywood leading man, Patrick Swayze’s friends and costars look back on the life of the iconic 80s heartthrob and prolific actor. Tthe documentary is a window into an artist’s life that delves into his remarkable film career working on huge blockbuster hits like Dirty Dancing, The Outsiders, and Ghost.
Paramount Network’s ratings success this summer, as ranch drama Yellowstone is the most-watched cable show of the summer, averaging 5 million total viewers per episode.