USA’s 'Chrisley’ Season Premiere Draws 1.6 Million Viewers

USA Network’s Oct. 14 season two premiere of reality series Chrisley Knows Best drew 1.6 million viewers, the network said Wednesday.

New episodes of the series at 10 and 10:30 p.m. both drew 1.6 million viewers, which was up 49% over the season one premiere episode, according to USA. The episodes also posted double digit audience increases among adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 compared to their season one counterparts.

The network will run a Chrisley Knows Best marathon on Oct. 26 which will include every episode from season one as well as the first four episodes of season two, said the network.

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