Even the most devoted fans of Showtime’s are sure to agree that Homeland has had some ups and downs creatively. Though the ratings have come down quite a bit, the series has remained one of the cable channel’s most-watched shows. Will it be renewed for a sixth season or, will it be cancelled instead? Stay tuned to find out.
On Homeland, former CIA officer Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) was one of the best in her field, despite being bipolar. Season five picks up two years later and we find that she’s now working for a private security firm in Berlin. It seems unlikely that her life will be any less tumultuous. The rest of the cast includes Mandy Patinkin, Rupert Friend, F. Murray Abraham, and Sarah Sokolovic.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s chances of staying on the air. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available.
12/9 update: Showtime has renewed this series for a sixth season.
Final season averages: 0.50 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 1.53 million total viewers.
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For reference: The fourth season of Homeland averaged a 0.55 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 1.65 million total viewers.
What do you think? Do you like the Homeland TV show? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a sixth season?