The show's premiere brought in a whopping 18% increase over last season's — which also happen to be the series’ highest ratings yet, averaging a 1.3 in the adult 18-49 demo and averaging 1.8 million total viewers!!
VH1 finished the night as the #1 cable network among
So what does exec producer Selena Gomez think of all this controversy? It's pretty much what she was going for. She told the AP:
"We stayed very true to the book and that's initially what Jay Asher created, was a beautifully tragic, complicated yet suspenseful story, and I think that's what we wanted to do. We wanted to do it justice and, yeah, that's going to come no matter what. It's not an easy subject to talk about, but I'm very fortunate with how it's doing. I'm overwhelmed. I'm very proud of it."
Whatever your reaction to the show, it is getting a lot more people to talk about the problem of teen suicide.