The Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency book was first adapted for television back in 2012 but that only lasted for a handful of episodes. Will this new TV series be a hit in the ratings? Will BBC America and Netflix (which distributes the show outside the US) want to bring it back for a second season? Could it be cancelled? Stay tuned.
Loosely based on novels by Douglas Adams, the Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency TV series revolves around an eccentric time-traveling “holistic detective” (Samuel Barnett) and his reluctant sidekick, a washed up rocker (Elijah Wood). A collection of wild and dangerous characters’ further infiltrate and complicate their world. The cast also includes Hannah Marks, Jade Eshete, Fiona Dourif, Aaron Douglas, Dustin Milligan, Michael Eklund, Miguel Sandoval, Mpho Koaho, Neil Brown Jr., Osric Chau, Richard Schiff, Ty Olsson, Viv Leacock, and Zak Santiago.
Below are the show’s TV ratings, typically the best way to tell if the series will be cancelled or renewed. These figures will be updated as the weeks progress:
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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 like the Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency TV series on BBC America? Do you think it should be cancelled? Renewed for a second season?