It looks like things are going to get even more complicated in season four of Orphan Black. Will the show’s growing mythology draw in new viewers or scare them away? Will this BBC America show be cancelled or renewed for a fifth season? Stay tuned.
On Orphan Black, a con-woman and orphan named Sarah Manning (Tatiana Maslany) discovers she is one of many clones that have been created by a scientific movement — and are at the center of an assassination plot by a secret religious group. Others in the cast this season are Jordan Gavaris, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Kristian Bruun, Kevin Hanchard, Skyler Wexler, Ari Millen, Josh Vokey, James Frain, Allison Steadman, Rosemary Dunsmore, and Joel Thomas Hynes.
Below are the show’s TV ratings, typically the best way to tell if the series will be cancelled or renewed. In this case, the show’s UK ratings may have a greater impact on the series’ future. These figures will be updated as the weeks progress:
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For comparisons: The third season of Orphan Black averaged a 0.15 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 438,000 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 come by so there may be occasional delays or gaps.
What do you think? Do you still like the Orphan Black TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a fifth season?