Though the first season of The Knick attracted some very positive reviews, the series drew very low ratings. Cinemax brought it back for a second season anyway. Will the numbers go up this time around? Will it be cancelled or renewed for a third season? Stay tuned.
The second season of The Knick continues to follow the troubled professional and personal life of Dr. John W. Thackery (Clive Owen), a physician who works at the Knickerbocker Hospital in New York in the early 1900s. The rest of the cast includes Andre Holland, Jeremy Bobb, Juliet Rylance, Eve Hewson, Michael Angarano, Chris Sullivan, Cara Seymour, Eric Johnson, David Fierro, Maya Kazan, Leon Addison Brown, Grainger Hines, Zaraah Abrahams, Charles Aitken, LaTonya Borsay, Rachel Korine, Tom Lipinski, and Michael Nathanson.
Below are the show’s TV ratings, typically the best way to tell if the series will be cancelled or renewed. These figures will be updated as the weeks progress:
Final season averages: 0.06 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 240,000 total viewers.
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For comparisons: The first season of The Knick averaged a 0.11 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 240,000 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 like The Knick TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a third season?