A dark comedy and horror series, Chucky based Child’s play movie franchise. The show stars Brad Dourif, Zackary Arthur, Teo Briones, Alyvia Alyn Lind, Björgvin Arnarson, Fiona Dourif, Alex Vincent, and Christine Elise McCarthy alongside Jennifer Tilly, Devon Sawa, Lexa Doig, and Barbara Alyn Woods. In the story, an idyllic American town falls into chaos after a vintage “Good Guy” doll shows up at a suburban yard store and is purchased by teenage Jake Wheeler (Arthur). It turns out to be none other than Chucky (voiced by Brad Dourif), a doll containing the soul of a dead and evil serial killer. Before long, everyone in town is grappling with a series of horrifying murders that begin to expose the town’s deep hypocrisy and hidden secrets. Meanwhile, friends and enemies from Chucky’s past return to his world and threaten to expose the truth behind his mysterious origins as a seemingly normal child by Someone has become this infamous monster..
On Syfy, the first season of Chucky ratings averaged 0.14 in the 18-49 demographic and 347,000 viewers in live ratings + same day (including DVR playback until 3:00 am). Simulcast on USA Network, the same episodes had an average rating of 0.12 in the 18-49 demographic and 312,000 viewers in the live + same-day ratings (including DVR playback through 3:00 a.m.).
Here is the press release on the extension:
The USA Network/SYFY hit series “Chucky” has been renewed for a second season.
SYFY is the producer of the top two new cable series of 2021 in demo 18-49: “Resident Alien”, followed by “Chucky” (+7) live.
Across all platforms, “Chucky” reached 9.5 million viewers in its first season.
Executive producer Don Mancini said: “We’re excited to start pulling strings in the second season of puppet mayhem with ‘Chucky’. “Many thanks to our partners in USA, SYFY and UCP for their incredible support and guidance in bringing ‘Chucky’ to the small, bigger screen than ever before. And to the fans, Chucky thanked forever, with the message: ‘This is not over, not with a long shot. You better watch your back in 2022! ‘”
The season finale of “Chucky” airs Tuesday, November 30 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on USA and SYFY.
Season 1 of “Chucky” is available to stream on Peacock starting December 1.
Here’s the announcement for the season two pickup:
“Chucky” is produced by UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group, and executive produced by creators Don Mancini, David Kirschner, Nick Antosca, Alex Hedlund, and Harley Peyton.
What do you think? Are you a fan of Child’s play Franchising? Are you happy to know that Chucky TV series got a second season refresh on Syfy and USA Network?
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