Fans of the American Horror Story anthology series on FX don’t have to worry about their show being cancelled. It’s already been renewed for a fifth season. Freak Show got off to a great start but will the big ratings continue? Will this be the biggest season yet? Stay tuned.
American Horror Story: Freak Show takes place in the quiet town of Jupiter, Florida in 1952. A group of strange performers has just arrived — coinciding with the strange emergence of a dark entity that savagely threatens the lives of townsfolk and freaks alike. This season’s cast includes Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Frances Conroy, Emma Roberts, Denis O’Hare, Angela Bassett, and Michael Chiklis.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings, the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available.
Final season averages: 1.9 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 3.85 million total viewers.
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For reference: The third season of American Horror Story averaged a 2.2 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 4.0 million viewers.
Cable ratings are typically released within a day or so of the show’s airing, except for in the case of weekends and holidays. They are sometimes harder to locate so there may be occasional delays or gaps.
What do you think? Do you like the American Horror Story TV show? Do you think that it should have been renewed for a season five or, should it have been cancelled instead?