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

Devious Maids Renewed Season 4
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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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  1. Jessica says:

    Love,love,love!. Every episode got juicier by the week. Great show, I can’t wait for the new season.

  2. D Ann says:

    My husband and I never missed an episode of Devious Maids. We loved the show, and we are the older adult viewers.

  3. Great show!!! Just wish these new long hiatus periods weren’t a year long between seasons. Seems many shows are doing this, ie. Falling Skies, Royal Pains, etc. But Devious Maids is worth the wait.

  4. Olivia says:

    ARGHHHH just watched the finale (I’m in NZ) and I don’t think I can handle the suspense for a whole year :(

  5. Anne B says:

    Devious Maids is my show, I’m HOOKED!! Lol. Awe come on now that’s waaaaaay to LONG for Season 2 to come out, (like everyone else said). This is one of the BEST shows ever, ❤️Love it!! I’m looking forward to seeing Season 2, I just wish we DIDN’T have to wait so LONG!! :)

  6. Mayra says:

    This is a great show and I cant wait for season 2. Why do we have to wait so long for it?

  7. Aida says:

    This is a long gap- don’t lose the momentum on a great show. You already have 50% higher viewership and if you resume reasonably soon that % is bound to go up as the script is very attractive.

  8. Margie says:

    Season 2 is due to air next summer? I don’t want to wait until next summer to see season 2!

  9. Carly says:

    This is the best show in a very long time! Love it, and agree with the others, way too long to keep us in suspense for season 2. I am a huge Susan Lucci fan, and ALL of the actresses are pure perfection ! Can’t wait for the next season.

  10. leonie says:

    Best eva can’t wait 4 season 2

  11. JOE FERREYRA says:

    best series in a very long time. Serious and comedic, very happy it will be back, love all the actressses.

  12. Deanna Sanden says:

    I am nearly 74 years old and have become addicted to this show. Way too long to wait for the second season. The characters in this show are so well depicted and the acting is great. Also, it’s always great to see Susan Lucci in such a wonderful role. I am not Hispanic and live in the Midwest, so am not in the targeted audience. Keep up the good work and hurry back!!

  13. Taya says:

    I totally love love love this show. I just wish the next season would come sooner than next summer. I haven’t missed an episode yet, I don’t think I can wait. I have to know what’s gonna happen did Valentina leave what’s gonna happen with Rosie??? The suspense is killing me lol.

  14. Shelley Renee says:

    Happy and thrilled “The Devious Maids” are coming back!! I just wish sooner!! that’s a very LONG wait for a show this Good …..I have to say, this is the best show I think I have ever seen and I can never get enough!

  15. So glad you renewed! With Devious Maids and Drop Dead Diva, you have two of my favorite shows. I may not fit the demographics (56 years old) but I am absolutely a fan! Keep them coming please!

  16. Sandra says:

    devious maids is the best show on TV!! This show has to win awards for something!!! It’s so brilliantly written and acted

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