Cruel Summer

Cruel Summer

Bert V. Royal
Sadie Stanley, Lexi Underwood & Griffin Gluck
Air Date
Apr 30th, 2020
An unconventional thriller that takes place over three summers — 1993-95 — in a small Texas town when a beautiful popular teen, Kate, is abducted and, seemingly unrelated, a girl, Jeanette, goes from being a sweet, awkward outlier to the most popular girl in town and, by ’95, the most despised person in America.

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TV Air Date Apr 30th, 2020
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On 2021-04-20 Drama/Mystery TV Series Cruel Summer first aired on Freeform. Written and created by Bert V. Royal, and produced by Entertainment One & Iron Ocean Films, .

IMDb Rating: /10
Cruel Summer Official page on Freeform
All Seasons: 2
All Episodes: 20
Average Episode length: 42 minutes


Season 1 - 2021-04-20 with 10 Episodes
Season 2 - 2023-06-05 with 10 Episodes