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A 3rd Season Secured? ‘Power’ Season 2 Premiere is Starz’s Highest Rated Episode of an Original Series Ever

A 3rd Season Secured? 'Power' Season 2 Premiere is Starz's Highest Rated Episode of an Original Series Ever

The second season of Starz drama “Power” premiered on Saturday, June 6, drawing 1.427 million viewers. Not only were those numbers a series high, they were the highest ratings ever for an episode of a Starz original drama, the cable TV network announced today.

The premiere earned a 0.4 adults 18-34 rating and a 0.7 adults 25-54 rating. 

Last summer’s hit drama series for the Starz Network made its highly anticipated return for a second season, on Saturday, June 6th at 9pm ET/PT. 

This second season of “Power” features ten hour-long episodes, a bump from the first season’s order of eight episodes.

Omari Hardwick reprises his role as James “Ghost” St. Patrick; Naturi Naughton is Tasha St. Patrick; Lela Loren is Angela Valdes; Joseph Sikora is Tommy Egan; Sinqua Walls is Shawn; and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson is Kanan.

From Executive Producer Jackson and show creator and Executive Producer Courtney Kemp Agboh (“The Good Wife”), “Power” season two picks up right where it left off: James “Ghost” St. Patrick doubling down on his drug business to save his nightclub and dream of a legitimate future. Ghost’s work troubles pale in comparison to juggling his relationship with his wife, Tasha, and his first love, Angela, who’s also an Assistant US Attorney investigating his drug organization. Ghost is set further back from his dream by his business partner, Tommy, who loves the drug game, and his former mentor, Kanan, fresh out of jail and looking for revenge.

Season two has Ghost in a race against himself: Can he get out of the drug game alive before Angela discovers who he is?

Given season 2’s Saturday night record-setting premiere numbers, I’ll guess that a third season of “Power” is likely all-but secured…

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