This Is Us owes its success to the incredible steady ratings and favorable reception from critics and viewers. The recent season premiere has garnered almost thirteen million viewers (12.936) with a 3.91 demo rating among adults (18-49). Noteworthy that the fourteenth episode of the 2nd season has drawn nearly twenty-seven million viewers (26.972) with a 9.30 (!) key demo (P18-49). We know that the first installment was a success, averaging 14.70 million viewers (incl. DVR). But the second season has become such an extraordinary phenomenon. Nothing is surprising in the fact that This Is Us is NBC's most-watched scripted show since "ER" in ten years.
Also worth noting that This Is Us has received the universal acclaim. Both critics and viewers were excited by watching this masterpiece on NBC. On Rotten Tomatoes, the second installment of This Is Us holds a score of 8.09/10 and a 92% approval rating from critics, while the viewers have evaluated the recent season of the drama series at 4.1/5/79%. Meanwhile, on Metacritic, the 2nd round of the show has a rating of 8.1/10. An overall score of This Is Us on IMDb is 8.8/10 ~ 56,500 votes.
This Is Us SummaryIf you didn't have a chance to watch this masterpiece series on NBC, we'd suggest you read a brief overview of This Is Us below. Or you may scroll down to learn more regarding the possible release date for a third season of the series.
The story focuses on three siblings, Kevin, Kate, and Randall, and their parents Jack and Rebecca Pearson. Kevin and Kate have lost their stillborn brother. But since Jack and Rebecca dreamt of three children and were ready for triplets, they opted to adopt Randall, a black child born the same day. Unfortunately, Jack dies while not seeing his children' coming of age.