The reality ‘docu-series’ starring Caitlyn Jenner has made a strong debut in the US, with an estimated three million people watching the program and a positive twitter response. It also had a healthy response in Australia.
The I Am Cait premiere included a Kanye West appearance; name-dropping of big name fashion designers including Tom Ford, Diane Von Furstenberg; a discussion about suicide and trans-issues; a game of tennis and lots of tears.
According to Neilsen’s ratings, I Am Cait averaged a 2.1 household rating, meaning an estimated three million US viewers tuned in to watch the program.
Before the show premiered, Caitlyn tweeted to her over 2.7 million fans:
Tonight’s the night! Can’t wait to share my journey with you all. #IAmCait premieres at 8e on E!
— Caitlyn Jenner (@Caitlyn_Jenner) July 26, 2015
The Twitter response was overwhelmingly happy about the latest in the Kardashian takeover of E!