'Pretty Little Liars' Returns Up to Top Cable on Tuesday

ABC Family Drama Draws 2.97 Million Viewers; 'Twisted' Premieres to 1.6 Million Watchers

ABC Family's highest-rated drama Pretty Little Liars returned strong for its fourth season on Tuesday, drawing 2.97 million total viewers, up 3% from where the show left off in March.

It also ranked as the No. 1 cable program on the night in the adults 18-49 demo with a 1.3, up a tenth over its third-season finale and up 18% over its season premiere last June. Among the network's targeted 18-34 demos, Pretty Little Liars earned its best summer premiere ever with 1.28 million adults 18-34 and 1.08 million women 18-34.

At 9 p.m., new drama Twisted debuted to 1.61 million total viewers, up 35% from the audience that watched the special preview airing after the spring finale of Pretty Little Liars. Twisted also drew 662,000 adults 18-49 and 510,000 adults 18-34, up 13% and 11%, respectively.