In season two, Jason — the hero of the Atlantis TV show — continues to discover new things about the fabled kingdom and himself. How long will this BBC America and BBC One series continue? Long enough for Jason to complete his journey? Will the show be cancelled or renewed for a third season? Stay tuned.
On Atlantis, a young man named Jason (Jack Donnelly) goes in search of his long-missing father and ends up on the shores of ancient Atlantis. He’s befriended by a pair of unlucky locals — former prize fighter Hercules (Mark Addy) and intellectual Pythagoras (Robert Emms) — as well as a revered Oracle (Juliet Stevenson). Others in the cast include Sarah Parish, Aiysha Hart, and Jemima Rooper.
Below are the show’s TV ratings, typically the best way to tell if the series will be cancelled or renewed. In this case, the show’s UK ratings may have a greater impact on the series’ future. These figures will be updated as the weeks progress.
1/26 update: BBC has cancelled Atlantis after two seasons.
Final season averages: 0.05 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 190,000 total viewers.
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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 come by so there may be occasional delays or gaps.
What do you think? Do you still like the Atlantis TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a third season?