In its first season, Ryan Phillippe’s Shooter TV show managed to beat out USA Network mainstay Suits in the 18-49 ratings demo, and overall, drew the second largest average total audience for the cable channel, so a renewal was a given. Will lightning strike twice? Will Shooter be cancelled or renewed for season three? Stay tuned.
A USA action drama, Shooter stars Phillippe, Omar Epps, Shantel VanSanten, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Eddie McClintock, Beverly D’Angelo, Lexy Kolker, and Josh Stewart. Harry Hamlin, Patrick Sabongui, Troy Garity, and Jaina Lee recur in the second season.
Based on Stephen Hunter’s novel, Point of Impact, and the 2007 Mark Wahlberg film, Shooter, the thriller centers on expert marksman Bob Lee Swagger (Phillippe). Despite being retired and living in exile, Swagger is coaxed back into action for the most important mission of his lifetime. He soon finds himself the patsy in a massive conspiracy. Can he clear his name?
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For comparisons: the first season of Shooter averaged a 0.48 rating in the 18-49 year old viewer demographic and 1.449 million viewers.
Note: These ratings are collected by the Nielsen company and are the final national numbers. The final nationals are typically released within 24 hours of the programming or, in the case of weekends and holidays, a couple days later.
What do you think? Do you like the Shooter TV series? Should it be cancelled or renewed for a third season on USA Network?