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Reckless: New CBS TV Show; Cancel or Keep for Season Two?

Reckless TV show on CBS: canceled or season 2?Legal and crime dramas are a big part of the CBS schedule during the year. This summer, the network started airing another one — Reckless. Has this new TV show been a ratings success? Will it be renewed for a second season or, will it be cancelled instead?

Reckless revolves around a beautiful litigator from the north and a charming southern attorney who must hide their intense mutual attraction as a police sex scandal erupts in Charleston, South Carolina. The TV show’s cast includes Cam Gigandet, Anna Wood, Shawn Hatosy, Georgina Haig, Adam Rodríguez, Michael Gladis, Kim Wayans, and Gregory Harrison.

The series debuted in late June to just a 0.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 3.99 million total viewers. That was a very poor start for a scripted series — even one that airs during the summer months when expectations are lower.

Reckless’ ratings have held fairly steady and have even seen some slight improvements at times. That’s positive but the series is still the network’s lowest-rated summer series — by far. With such low ratings, it’s hard to imagine that CBS will consider renewing Reckless for a second season.

For now, CBS has only scheduled 10 of the 13 episodes. Hopefully for the loyal fans, all of the episodes will air and the series will have a satisfying conclusion.

But, what do you think? Do you like the Reckless series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a second season?

10/9 update: CBS has cancelled Reckless after one season. Details here.


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Wanda March 2, 2015 at 6:37 pm

Please bring Reckless back! Awesome show!


Anonymous February 18, 2015 at 10:14 pm

I just found this series on Netflix. I love it!! Please bring it back!! If I had only known what I was missing while it was on prime time!


Laura February 18, 2015 at 1:43 pm

No!! Bring this show back! It was great!!


Fred February 17, 2015 at 11:31 pm

Reckless is awesome! Please renew it for another season!


A G Knight February 5, 2015 at 9:40 am

This should be renewed ,,, Enjoyed every show.Why do they take off all good show and leave on the junk.


J Webb February 3, 2015 at 10:11 pm

I think that this show should stay on


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