TV shows that were inspired by movies have a mixed track record. Some are cancelled quickly while others end up running for years. 12 Monkeys did well enough for Syfy to renew it for a second season but it wasn’t a hit in the ratings. Will the numbers go up this time around or will they fall? Cancelled or renewed for season three? Stay tuned.
On 12 Monkeys, a virus has wiped out most of the world’s population by the year 2043. One time traveler, James Cole (Aaron Stanford), must journey to 2015 to try to stop the Army of the 12 Monkeys from creating it. Other castmembers include Amanda Schull, Kirk Acevedo, Emily Hampshire, Barbara Sukowa, and Tom Noonan.
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For comparisons: The first season of 12 Monkeys averaged a 0.25 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 795,000 viewers.
What do you think? Do you like the 12 Monkeys TV show? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a third season?