‘Devious Maids’ Delivers Record Highs as It Wraps First Season

The 3 million for the soapy Lifetime drama's finale is 50% larger than its June premiere aud

Lifetime’s fast-growing “Devious Maids” closed its first season with rating highs Sunday.

Nielsen estimates that Sunday’s finale averaged about 3 million viewers, up 19% from last week’s 2.52 million and a big 50% higher than the 2 million who watched the series premiere in late June.

Devious Maids” also drew series bests in all key demos, including adults 18-49 (1.4 million), adults 25-54 (1.3 million) and women 18-49 (1.2 million).

Lifetime had already picked up a 13-episode second season of “Devious Maids,” from executive producers Marc Cherry and Eva Longoria. It’s expected to air next summer.

According to Nielsen, roughly 19% of the audience for “Devious Maids” is Hispanic — nearly double the network’s primetime average.

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