Though the ratings weren’t very good in the first season, ABC renewed American Crime for a second season. Though it will feature new characters and a new story, several of the actors have returned. Will the show’s small audience return? Will the ratings grow? Will American Crime be cancelled or renewed for a third season? Stay tuned.
On the second season of American Crime, a male public high school student accuses members of a championship basketball team from a private school of sexually assaulting him at a school party. He alleges they photos of the incident and posted the images online. The cast includes Felicity Huffman, Timothy Hutton, W. Earl Brown, Richard Cabral, Caitlin Gerard, Benito Martinez, Penelope Ann Miller, Elvis Nolasco, Johnny Ortiz, Lili Taylor, Trevor Jackson, Connor Jessup, Joey Pollari, Angelique Rivera, and Regina King.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available — usually the next day, around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.
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For comparisons: The first season of American Crime averaged a 1.16 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 4.98 million total viewers.
Note: Note: These are the Live + Same Day Ratings which include “live” viewing plus delayed DVR viewing, up until 3am local time that same night. Ratings marked with an “*” are the fast affiliate ratings and will be updated with the Live+SD numbers when they are made available. Typically, networks get paid for C+3 ratings which includes DVR viewing within three days of the original airing when commercials are watched. Those numbers are rarely released to the press.
What do you think? Do you like the American Crime TV show? Do you think it should be cancelled or be renewed for a third season?