Memphis Beat: TNT Close to Renewing Series for Season Two

Memphis BeatTNT is reportedly close to a sealing a deal to renew Memphis Beat for a second season. The cable channel previously gave a renewal to fellow freshman drama Rizzoli and Isles.

Memphis Beat follows a detective (Jason Lee) in Memphis who happens to moonlight as an Elvis impersonator. The cast includes Abraham Benrubi, Alfre Woodard, Celia Weston, DJ Qualls, Leonard Earl Howze, Robyn Lively, and Sam Hennings.

The series debuted on June 22nd to a 1.1 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 4.33 million viewers. The numbers came down a bit after that and the 10 episode first season has averaged a 0.8 in the demo and about 3.6 million viewers. The season concluded on August 24th.

What do you think? Does Memphis Beat deserve a second season? Is it worth watching?

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  1. June says

    Please bring this show back. It is my husband’s favorite. Wish you could have one more song in each episode.

  2. betty woods says

    Dear God! The show is great…he’s terrific as is Alfre. So tired of having good stories and darn good actors and actresses have to give way to the inane shows that fill the networks. I try not to like anything too much because before you know it, it disappears! After the first Memphis Beat, I was, unfortunately, I was totally hooked! It’s so really really good…Jason Lee is fabulous…and Alfre…well, all the great words about her have been said. If I knew how to write a support letter to the right people, I would!

  3. debi garden says

    Best show in a long time… love the story lines… love the music at the end when he sings….love it love it love it… Where has it gone?

  4. maria says

    I love the show. It is so much better than the stupid reality shows that have taken over our channels. This is one of the best written shows, the actors are talented and entertaining. don’t blow it TNT, KEEP THIS SHOW!

  5. Richard Hardaway says

    Please bring back Memphis Beat. Love that down home southern hospitality and the characters a so warm and friendly. One thing you could do is mix the songs with Jason Lee so we could hear him better. Good singer and actor. Really like that tall geeky character who plays the “third” banana and Jason Lee’s side-kick is excellent. Ditto their female boss.

    We discovered the show late in the season and wonder where and when the re-runs are going to “re-run?!

    Richard Hardaway
    Formerly the “Voice of the California State Lottery”…(a very minor show biz dude myself HAW!)

  6. Jerry Johnston says

    What happened to “Memphis Beat”.
    I think it’s the best show that’s been on in a long time. How can I find out if it will continue another season

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