Despite a season two renewal, the Atlanta TV show was off the air so long that some fans thought it had been cancelled. After a 16 month hiatus, the comedy has returned for a second season on FX. Is the audience still interested? Will Atlanta be cancelled or renewed for season three? Stay tuned. *Status update below.
An FX comedy-drama, Atlanta stars creator Donald Glover, with Keith Stanfield, Brian Tyree Henry, and Zazie Beetz. In season two (aka Atlanta Robbin’ Season), young manager “Earnest “Earn” Marks (Glover) is trying to launch his cousin Alfred’s career. Rapper Alfred Miles (Henry) is trying to toe the line between real life and street life. Meanwhile, Darius (Stanfield) is Alfred’s go-to man, and Van (ZBeetz) is Earn’s best friend and the mother of his daughter.
In the changing world of television, TV execs look at many factors when deciding to renew or cancel a show. However, the ratings are still very important. The higher the ratings, the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available.
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For comparisons: The first season of Atlanta on FX averaged a 0.44 rating in the 18-49 year old demographic and 888,000 viewers.
What do you think? Do you like the Atlanta TV show? Should it be cancelled or renewed for season three on FX?