Freeform's new psychological thriller Cruel Summer is off to a hot start. Its two-part April 20 premiere became the most-watched series in the history of the network, averaging 3.8M multiplatform viewers in the first week it was made available. That's good news to series star Chiara Aurelia, who as Jeanette Turner (one of the center characters) knew she was onto something great after reading the first script. "Sometimes things are amazing and great with wonderful characters, [yet] it's still not received in the way that you received it," she shared during an exclusive interview with MediaVillage. "I'm definitely super-happy that people loved this show as much as I do."
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