Last season, Fargo was a moderate success for FX in the ratings but the series attracted a devoted audience of viewers and critics. Will the numbers grow in season two or will they drop lower? Canceled or renewed for a third season? Stay tuned.
Set in South Dakota and Minnesota in 1979, this season of Fargo revolves around a couple covering up the hit-and-run and murder of the son of a local crime family. Meanwhile, two local lawmen investigate murders committed by the same crime family while preparing for a visit from Presidential hopeful Ronald Reagan. The cast includes Kirsten Dunst, Patrick Wilson, Jesse Plemons, Jean Smart, and Ted Danson.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s chances 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: 0.36 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 1.30 million total viewers.
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For comparisons: The first season of Fargo averaged a 0.59 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 1.89 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 Fargo TV show? How does this cast/story compare to the last one? Do you think that it should be renewed for a third season?