The second season of the Salem TV show on WGN America saw a big drop in the ratings but it still came back for a third season. Will the numbers continue to fall or, will they rise? Will Salem be renewed for a fourth season or, will it be cancelled instead? Stay tuned.
Set in the 17th century, Salem revolves around the Salem witch trials in colonial Massachusetts. A powerful witch named Mary Sibley (Janet Montgomery) controls the trials by fueling Puritan hysteria as she works to begin the Grand Rite. Her plans are complicated when her long lost love — John Alden (Shane West) — returns to Salem. The cast also includes Seth Gabel, Ashley Madekwe, Tamzin Merchant, Elise Eberle, Iddo Goldberg, Joe Doyle, Oliver Bell, and Samuel Roukin.
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For comparisons: The second season of Salem on WGN America averaged a 0.13 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 351,000 viewers.
What do you think? Do you like the Salem TV show? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a fourth season on WGN America?