Cruel Summer

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  • TV-14
  • 2021
  • 1 Season
  • 7.5  (5,071)

Cruel Summer follows two young women: Kate Wallis, the popular girl with a charmed life who one day goes missing, and Jeanette Turner, the nerdy wannabe who is accused of being connected to Kate's disappearance. All signs point to Jeanette's guilt, but is Kate really who she seems to be? Set over three summers and told through shifting points of view, the series challenges perception and follows how one girl can go from being a sweet outlier to the most despised person in America.

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Hostile Witness
10. Hostile Witness
June 15, 2021
Kate and Jeannette's worlds collide as the court date arrives, finally forcing the two young women to answer the question on everyone's mind, but the answer comes with a price that not everyone can pay.
A Secret of My Own
9. A Secret of My Own
June 8, 2021
Kate's closely held secrets and fragmented memories of her time in Martin's captivity are brought to the surface.
Proof
8. Proof
June 1, 2021
On the first day of school, everyone learns that the drama of the summer is anything but over and that some people will pay more for the consequences of Jeanette and Kate's deception than others.
Happy Birthday, Kate Wallis
7. Happy Birthday, Kate Wallis
May 25, 2021
Kate struggles with a family secret she's been holding on to. Joy tries to convince Kate to go on "The Marsha Bailey Show." Mallory has a birthday surprise.
An Ocean Inside Me
6. An Ocean Inside Me
May 18, 2021
A new deposition threatens Jeanette's case. A discovery causes Cindy's suspicions about her own daughter to reach new heights as her relationship with Greg becomes further strained.
As the Carny Gods Intended
5. As the Carny Gods Intended
May 11, 2021
Jeannette and Kate cross paths at the Skylin High takeover of the County Fair, where one is desperate to prove herself and the other to lose herself.
You Don't Hunt, You Don't Eat
4. You Don't Hunt, You Don't Eat
May 4, 2021
Kate, reeling from the lawsuit, prepares her defense and finds friendship in an unlikely source. The annual Wallis hunting trip becomes the setting for an important first meeting.
Off With a Bang
3. Off With a Bang
April 27, 2021
Victim or villain? Jeanette continues to add fuel to the fire as her reckless behavior causes her friends and family to question her even more.
A Smashing Good Time
2. A Smashing Good Time
April 20, 2021
It’s time for the annual Skylin Garden Club Party! Year after year after year, the residents of Skylin struggle with the truth around what happened to Kate, keeping their secrets buried and maintaining appearances.
Happy Birthday, Jeanette Turner
1. Happy Birthday, Jeanette Turner
April 20, 2021
Taking place over 3 summers in the 90s when a popular teen goes missing, and a seemingly unrelated girl transforms from a sweet and awkward outlier to the most popular girl in town, eventually becoming the most despised person in America.
Description

Cruel Summer follows two young women: Kate Wallis, the popular girl with a charmed life who one day goes missing, and Jeanette Turner, the nerdy wannabe who is accused of being connected to Kate's disappearance. All signs point to Jeanette's guilt, but is Kate really who she seems to be? Set over three summers and told through shifting points of view, the series challenges perception and follows how one girl can go from being a sweet outlier to the most despised person in America.

Cruel Summer is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on April 20, 2021.

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Cruel Summer is available for streaming on the FreeForm website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Cruel Summer on demand at Amazon, Hulu, Freeform, Sling, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    April 20, 2021
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (5,071)