‘Devious Maids’ Season 2 Premiere Rises From Series Debut in Key Demo

'Devious Maids' Season 2 Premiere Rises From Series Debut in Key Demo

The Marc Cherry series climbed 15 percent in key demo over show's premiere

“Devious Maids” cleaned up in the ratings with its Season 2 premiere on Sunday.

The Lifetime series from “Desperate Housewives” creator Marc Cherry enjoyed a decent ratings bump in the 18-49 demographic, climbing 15 percent over the series premiere with 951,000 viewers in the demo.

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In total viewers, the “Maids” premiere drew even with the series premiere, drawing 2 million viewers.

The “Devious Maids” season kickoff also showed improvement in other demos, inching up 6 percent with the 25-54 crowd with 916,000 demo viewers, 12 percent among women 18-49 with 706,000 and three percent in women 25-54, with 684,000 viewers in the demo.

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The season premiere didn't fare as well compared to the Season 1 finale, which drew 3 million total viewers and 1.4 million viewers 18-49.  However, the series, which stars Ana Ortiz, Roselyn Sanchez and others, grew significantly from its premiere last season. It is likely to experience similar growth with its current season.