You better keep that umbrella handy! Sharknado 2: The Second One has continued the phenomenon of this unlikely franchise, earning huge ratings on Syfy and making it eligible for a 'One Day Only' theatrical release on August 21. The sequel is such a hit with fans that Syfy has a announced Sharknado 3 for July 2015!
Here is the official press release:
The reach for the eight Sharknado franchise (Sharknado and Sharknado 2: The Second One) airings hit 18.2 million total viewers, with the reach for the entire week of shark-infested programming cuming at 25.8 million P2+.
Following Sharknado 2: The Second One's record-setting 3.9 million total viewers premiere on Wednesday, July 30 at 9PM (ET/PT), the pop culture sensation's repeats devoured 1.8 million victims on July 30 at 11PM, 2.3 million on Saturday, August 2 at 7PM and 1.5 million on Sunday, August 3 at 9PM.
For the week, Syfy was the #3 ranked prime cable entertainment network among Adults 18-49 (665K), #4 among Adults 25-54 (739K) and #5 among total viewers (1.7 million).
And yes, Sharknado 3 will hit land next July 2015!