"Finding Happy" Reaches 2.6 Million Viewers In Series Premiere On Bounce
September 30, 2022 - ATLANTA - The series premiere episodes of the newest Bounce original series, "Finding Happy," were seen by 2.6 million viewers 2+ in their debut telecasts.
The first two episodes of "Finding Happy" premiered back-to-back on Bounce onSaturday, Sept. 24, from 8 to 9 p.m. ET, and their initial airing burst within 24 hours, including a special presentation on Bounce's sister network ION on Sunday night.
Centering around the Black female experience through the eyes of protagonist Yaz Carter, "Finding Happy" is a dramedy about the unfulfilled life of Yaz, beginning with her unhappy 36th birthday. The 10-episode debut season features Yaz's loving-but-complicated family, her stagnant career in the evolving landscape of radio, and a merry-go-round of unrequited love while dating in the love desert of Atlanta.
B. Simone (MTV's "Wild 'n Out") stars as Yaz along with Kim Coles ("Living Single"), Marketta Patrice ("Black Jesus"), Angela Gibbs ("Hacks"), Stevie Baggs ("Ruthless") and Mike Merrill ("A La Carte").
Kendra Jo serves as the showrunner, writer, and co-creator of "Finding Happy" along with Yasmine Coleman and Angela Wells. Eric C. Rhone, Cedric The Entertainer, Coleman, Wells, Jo, and Reesha L. Archibald are the show's executive producers.
"Finding Happy" comes from Rhone and Cedric The Entertainer's A Bird & A Bear Entertainment, which also produces the hit Bounce original series "Johnson."
Bounce premieres new episodes of "Finding Happy" Saturday nights at 8 p.m. ET, with a primetime play for the West Coast at 8 p.m. PT. They are added to Bounce's streaming service Brown Sugar on Monday mornings.
Source: Nielsen, Live+SD 9/24-9/25/22. Reach based on a 1-minute qualifier.
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