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Gang Related: Cancel or Renew for Season Two?

Gang Related TV show on FOX: cancel or renew for season 2Tonight marks the season finale of Gang Related on FOX. It’s been a season of twists and turns but have the ratings been strong enough for the show to be renewed for a second season — or will it be cancelled instead?

On Gang Related, a police detective (Ramon Rodriguez) is torn between his allegiance to his job and co-workers and the gang and crime family that raised him. The cast also includes Terry O’Quinn, RZA, Jay Hernandez, Sung Kang, Inbar Lavi, Cliff Curtis, and Shantel VanSanten.

The series debuted at the end of May to a 0.9 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 2.94 million viewers. That was a poor showing right out of the gate and, over the course of the season, the ratings have gotten even worse. Last week’s episode installment hit a new low with a 0.6 demo rating and just 2.01 million viewers.

The season’s averaged a 0.8 rating with 2.56 million. Compared to the network’s other summer shows, Gang Related is performing well behind MasterChef, 24, Hotel Hell, and So You Think You Can Dance.

Though expectations are lower for summer series, it’s highly unlikely that FOX will want to renew Gang Related for a second season. The ratings are just too low — and they’ve essentially been getting worse week after week. More than likely, the execs will roll the dice and try a new program next year.

But, what do you think? Should Gang Related be cancelled or renewed for a second season? If you ran the network, what would you do?

UPDATE: FOX has cancelled Gang Related after one season.

 

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Susie October 22, 2014 at 8:52 pm

I would love if Gang Related were to return. I looked forward to watching it week after week. The story line was great and so was the cast. I was looking to see if a 2nd Season would take place and this is how I bumped into this site. I would love it on Friday night.

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Anonymous October 19, 2014 at 10:02 am

I really loved it this is a great show with a good story line. There wasn’t much advertising about it at all I just happened to come across it and have watched it ever since. It would be a shame give a another season.

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samoansuga October 18, 2014 at 12:06 am

this show is excellent, i just think it needs to be advertised more to get the credit and audience it deserves. i would love to watch more of it and im sure i speak on behalf of alot of other people too so please don’t cancel it.

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darren October 17, 2014 at 5:44 pm

This should definitely not be cancelled, I think this has a great story, I’m loving the cast also, I’m now just watching the final 2 episodes and have just learned that fox could cancel, please don’t, cancel a show that has endless repeated on, again and again.

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upset and confused October 16, 2014 at 12:03 am

This was a very good action packed show. It should not be cancelled, especially to leave the viewers hanging on @ the end like that. Maybe try putting on at a different time/day. It’s amazing which shows get cancelled and which shows (reality) remain on television. Would love to see it return!!!!!!

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