Has Teddy Roosevelt’s secret crime task force found their serial killer? Is The Alienist TV show cancelled or renewed for a second season on TNT? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of The Alienist, season two. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?
What’s This TV Show About?
Airing on the TNT cable channel, The Alienist stars Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning, Brian Geraghty, Douglas Smith, Matthew Shear, Matt Lintz, Robert Ray Wisdom, and Q’orianka Kilcher. Set in 1896 in New York City, the mystery drama centers on Laszlo Kreizler (Brühl), an alienist, i.e. a criminal psychologist. When a ritualistic serial killer starts targeting boy prostitutes, Police Commissioner Teddy Roosevelt (Geraghty) drafts Kreizler to head up his secret investigation into the murders.
Season One Ratings
Although it premiered with very good numbers for a cable drama, the ratings have been dropping pretty quickly. Will TNT cancel or renew The Alienist for season two? I suspect this show will squeek out a renewal but it could easily be cancelled. I’ll update this page as needed. Subscribe for free alerts on The Alienist cancellation or renewal news.
5/21/20 update: TNT has changed the title of the sequel series to The Alienist: The Angel of Darkness and is treating it like a second season.
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