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'Stranger Things' Comic Trailer Introduces New Psychic Teen. The prequel to the Netflix series comes from writer Jody Houser and artist Edgar Salazar. Two seasons of Netflix's Stranger Things have only hinted at what happened at Hawkins Laboratory. Starting next week, that's going to change with the launch of Dark Horse. Comics' Stranger Things: Six mini-series. Heat Vision has the exclusive debut of the trailer for the project. Set prior to the events of the first season of the Duffer Brothers' series, Six focuses on Francine, another psychic who falls under the influence of Dr. Brenner alongside the show's Eleven after suffering at the hands of her family. But can even the precognitive teen see what lies in store for her, or imagine a better future for herself? The new four-issue series, the first Stranger Things prequel in comics, is written by Jody Houser with art from Edgar Salazar. This isn't the first time Houser has visited Hawkins, Indiana; she was also responsible for Dark Horse's first Stranger Things comic book series, which re-examined the first season of the show from Will's perspective in the Upside Down. Stranger Things: Six No. 1, which is also available in a limited edition bundle with exclusive artwork, will be released May 29 in comic book stores and digitally. (Hollywood Reporter)
TV Ratings: Stanley Cup Finals Nets Win Over 'The Bachelorette'. NBC's hockey coverage records a four-year high in viewers for the opening game of the series. NBC skated to a ratings win Memorial Day with the opening game of the NHL's Stanley Cup Finals. The Bachelorette, meanwhile, improved in total viewers but slipped a little in adults 18-49. Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues averaged 5.15 million viewers in the fast nationals, pending updates for the live broadcast. That's above a preliminary 4.84 million a year ago (which adjusted up to 5.2 million in the finals) and could be on track for a four-year high for the opening game. In the adults 18-49 demographic, the game drew a 1.5, pending updates, off slightly from a 1.6 for the opener in 2018. The Bachelorette posted a 1.1 in the key ad demographic, down slightly from a week ago, but its 4.68 million viewers are a slight improvement on the 4.52 million from the prior week. A repeat of Celebrity Family Feud (0.7) followed at 10 p.m. The only other original episode airing on the English-language broadcast nets Monday was Fox's Beat Shazam, which scored a 0.6 in adults 18-49 -- off slightly versus its season premiere last week. NBC's 1.5 average among adults 18-49 was half a point better than the 1.0 for ABC. Fox came in third with a 0.6. CBS (0.4) and The CW (0.2) both aired full nights of repeats. Bookmark THR.com/Ratings for more ratings news and numbers. (Hollywood Reporter)