"L.A.'S FINEST" CAPTURES VIEWERS AND BECOMES TOP RATED TV DRAMA
THE SERIES STARRING GABRIELLE UNION AND JESSICA ALBA, PRODUCED BY SONY PICTURES TELEVISION,
STARTS PRODUCTION ON SEASON TWO SEPTEMBER 16
Los Angeles (Sept. 13, 2019) - Season One of the Spectrum Originals hit drama L.A.'s FINEST has locked up over 3 million viewers to date. During the week of its release (May 13, 2019 week of broadcast finales), the Sony Pictures Television-produced series debuted as a top-rated TV drama, becoming the #1 drama among broadcast series and #2 drama overall second only to "Game of Thrones" in Spectrum homes, beating all broadcast and SVOD dramas. The unstoppable series continues to add viewership through its 16th week (per Nielsen live+35 ratings, LAF 35 day reach, May-September 2019).
All thirteen episodes of the hit drama's first season are available to binge free and on-demand, exclusively to Spectrum's subscribers. "L.A.'s Finest" goes back into production for Season Two on September 16 and will premiere in 2020.
Season One followed Syd Burnett (Union), and her LAPD partner Nancy McKenna (Alba), taking on the most dangerous criminals in Los Angeles while skirting the rules, and speed limits. Syd and Nancy became a force to be reckoned with - on the streets, and in each other's lives. Season Two finds Syd and McKenna forced to rely on each other more than ever before in both their personal and professional lives as they take on a new and deadly adversary threatening to unleash chaos on the streets of Los Angeles
"L.A.'s Finest" is produced by Jerry Bruckheimer Television and 2.0 Entertainment in association with Sony Pictures Television. Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba executive produce alongside the show's creators Brandon Margolis ("The Blacklist") and Brandon Sonnier ("The Blacklist") as well as Jerry Bruckheimer ("Bad Boys"), Jonathan Littman ("CSI" franchise), KristieAnne Reed ("Lucifer"), Pam Veasey ("CSI:NY"), Doug Belgrad ("Peter Rabbit"), Jeff Gaspin ("To Tell the Truth"), John Dove ("Chicago P.D."), Jeff Morrone ("Atomic Blonde") and Anton Cropper ("Suits").
Source: Nielsen Media Research
About Spectrum Originals
Spectrum Originals is a premier destination for premium original series available exclusively to Spectrum video subscribers on-demand and ad-free. Upcoming projects include the highly anticipated revival of "Mad About You" starring original cast Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt, the Lionsgate series "Manhunt: Lone Wolf" and "Paradise Lost" (w.t.) from Paramount Television. An initiative of Charter Communications, Spectrum Originals is the latest expansion of Charter's market-leading video offerings, which include regional sports networks and its award-winning Spectrum News services. More information on Spectrum Originals can be found at http://press.spectrumoriginals.com/
About Sony Pictures Television
Sony Pictures Television (SPT) is one of the television industry's leading content providers, producing, distributing and carrying programming worldwide in every genre and for every platform. In addition to managing one of the industry's largest libraries of award-winning feature films, television shows and formats, SPT is home to a thriving global content business, operating 24 wholly-owned or joint-venture production companies in 12 countries, as well as linear and digital channels around the world. SPT is a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company.
Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) is a leading broadband communications company and the second largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced residential broadband services, including Spectrum TV(R) programming, Spectrum Internet(R), Spectrum Voice(R), and Spectrum Mobile(TM). Under the Spectrum Business(R) brand, Charter provides scalable, and cost-effective broadband communications solutions to small and medium-sized business organizations, including Internet access, business telephone, and TV services. Through the Spectrum Enterprise brand, Charter is a national provider of scalable, fiber-based technology solutions serving many of America's largest businesses and communications service providers. Charter's advertising sales and production services are sold under the Spectrum Reach(R) brand. Charter's news and sports networks are operated under the Spectrum Networks brand. More information about Charter can be found at newsroom.charter.com.