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Rubicon: AMC Drama Secretly Renewed for Season Two?

RubiconThe AMC series has not been performing well in the ratings but, according to a listing in the Backstage industry casting paper, Rubicon has been renewed for year two. Here’s their info:

Rubicon (Drama, AMC) A think-tank analyst comes to the realization that his colleagues are not who he thought they were and may be a part of a covert organization secretly manipulating world politics and affairs. James Badge Dale stars. Casting: Avy Kaufman Casting, 180 Varick St., 16th Fl., New York, NY 10014. Premiered Aug. 1. Renewed.

Last Sunday’s episode attracted just a 0.2 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 997,000 total viewers. That pales when compared to AMC’s Mad Men which scored a 0.6 demo rating and 2.1 million viewers.

The Backstage listing seems like it’s most likely a typo or error because, for now, they seem to be the only one saying there will be another year.

The season finale of Rubicon, “You Can Never Win,” is set to air next Sunday on AMC.

What do you think? Would you like to see Rubicon return for another year or should it be cancelled?

 

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Jamie October 11, 2011 at 12:41 am

One of the best “thinking man’s” shows out there. Other seasons need to be made even if it is put out on the internet. It’s ratings are low only because many people don’t know about it.

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oszy October 9, 2011 at 7:42 pm

Yes , i would love if they would bring back the show.

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Debbie Yackanicz September 25, 2011 at 12:51 pm

We really love Rubicon. Bring it back please. Why do all the good shows go in the trash and the trash stay on?

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R Fans September 23, 2011 at 8:08 am

We have been waiting all summer for Rubicon to return. It was one series, along with The Killing that we looked forward to watching. Please bring it back.

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Rubicon Fan September 21, 2011 at 3:42 pm

PLEASE bring it back! It was one of my top 3 favorite shows. Brilliant concept and acting, and it was not the typical loud, violent ADD conspiracy nonsence.

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Brady September 20, 2011 at 9:49 pm

Bring it back. It is one of my favorites along with Breaking Bad. Just an excellent program. By the way this is one of the few things my wife and I agree. Remember JAG, well they wish they had listened to me then.

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Nahide September 12, 2011 at 11:09 am

Definitly cant wait for season two! Its a big dissapointment if they cut it! Please please dont waste this brillant series. :((((((

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Jordan September 11, 2011 at 11:55 pm

I can’t believe there isn’t going to be a season 2…..AMC had a real chance for another mega hit, if they just gave it a chance. “If you produce it they will watch”…lol. I guess it just goes to show that the majority of the viewing public are, for the most part, a bunch of reality TV douchebags or /doctor/cop/ghost drama losers.

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Christine Anagnostis September 10, 2011 at 4:33 am

I was slow to tune in to Rubicon and sorry I waited so long, which is what may have happened to many other people out there. Following so close behind Mad Men was a disservice to the show, which was far mor interesting, thought-provoking and relevant to our lives. Please bring it back and give people another opportunity to discover how great the show was and will no doubt continue to be.

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sarah losey September 6, 2011 at 7:34 am

it’s one of a few thought provoking shows inthe wasteland of insipid reality shows in the wasteland called television . let’s hope it has another season.

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Pat August 18, 2011 at 9:47 pm

Too bad this show wasn’t given the opportunity to get going. Terrific show, wonderful cast, thought-provoking scripts & just plain fun.
Hopefully this will get picked up by another network.

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DGS August 15, 2011 at 12:03 am

Enjoyed this show a lot, great cast and story. I was just starting to get comfortable with it in my regular viewing. ‘Would like to see it return.

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David August 3, 2011 at 10:07 pm

I really enjoyed the first season of “Rubicon”. The reason: intelligence gathering similar
to NSA work. I don’t think the intel facility was attached to NSA, but perhaps another
agency such as CIA or DIA. Regardless, the cast was marvelous and I certainly hope that
it will come back, perhaps with a newer, fresher story line. It seems that the first season
ended with the director getting nailed, as he should have. I’m sure the writers can work
on new projects for the second season.

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LodaB July 17, 2011 at 10:09 pm

was great show, “thinking” show, so, all the speed and diet pills junkie couldn’t watch. I think rerun be nice.

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Avignon July 17, 2011 at 4:52 pm

Bring back Rubicon! I really enjoyed Rubicon season one on AMC. I hope it gets picked up by AMC or another network. It was subtle and yet directly addressed our in-your-face post 9-11 fears. No complaints from me. I’d welcome Rubicon back.

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