Dead of Summer Season 2 renewal has not yet been confirmed by Freeform, leaving fans expecting the worst.
In a bid to boost the renewal odds, the network has announced a binge-watch marathon ahead of the first season finale:
BINGE WATCH THE NEW SERIES ‘DEAD OF SUMMER’ ON THE FREEFORM APP NOW BEFORE THE CRUEL SUMMER COMES TO A CLOSE
Listen to the Bitchin’ 80s Hits that are 2 Cool 2 B 4-Gotten!
Catch an All-New Episode of ‘Dead of Summer’ on Tuesday, August 23 at 9:00 p.m. EDT
Already feeling wistful as the dog days of summer are dwindling down? Relive the summer of 80s nostalgia and your favorite summer playlist by binge watching the first eight episodes of the spine-tingling “Dead of Summer” on the Freeform App (download by clicking), Freeform.com, Roku and the Freeform Apple TV app now before the final two episodes of the season air, on TUESDAY, AUGUST 23 (click to view promo) and TUESDAY, AUGUST 30 (9:00 – 10:00 p.m. EDT).
Besides loving the throwback to 80s horror films, viewers of “Dead of Summer” have had a summer full of classic music with episodes containing songs from such beloved artists (click for promo) as Guns N’ Roses, INXS, Janet Jackson, David Bowie, De La Soul, Depeche Mode, The Cure, Jane’s Addiction, Echo & the Bunnymen, 10,000 Maniacs, Cheap Trick, Paula Abdul, Rick James, Elton John, New Edition and more.
“Dead of Summer” ranks among the top scripted cable series on Tuesdays at 9 o’clock across key target Women 18-34, Women 18-49 and Female 12-34 demographics. The series has reached over 8 million Total Viewers to date – including 5 million Viewers 12-49 – and has amassed over 1 million consumer engagements across digital platforms.
In an all-new episode on August 23, chaos reigns down on Camp Stillwater as Deb and the counselors come face to face with evil.
The series stars Elizabeth Mitchell (“Lost,” ”The Purge: Election Year”) as Deborah “Deb” Carpenter, Elizabeth Lail (“Once Upon a Time”) as Amy Hughes, Zelda Williams (“Teen Wolf”) as Drew Reeves, Mark Indelicato (“Ugly Betty”) as Blair Ramos, Alberto Frezza (“Charlie’s Angels”) as Deputy Garrett Sykes, Eli Goree (“The 100”) as Joel Goodson, Ronen Rubinstein (“Orange Is the New Black”) as Alex Powell, Amber Coney (“Class”) as Carolina “Cricket” Diaz and Paulina Singer (“Gotham”) as Jesse Tyler.
“Dead of Summer” is produced by ABC Signature Studios and Kitsis/Horowitz. Adam Horowitz, Edward Kitsis (“Once Upon a Time,” “Lost”) and Ian Goldberg (“Once Upon a Time,” “Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior”) write and executive produce the series. Steve Pearlman (“Once Upon a Time”) serves as executive producer. (Freeform)
Dead of Summer Season 2 cancelled or renewed? Stay tuned…