OWN has developed a loyal audience for its drama series. The latest entry in this category is the David Makes Man TV show, from Tarell Alvin McCraney, who won an Academy Award for his Moonlight screenplay, based on his novel, In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue. How will his work translate from the page and silver screen to the small screen? Will David Makes Man be cancelled or renewed for season two? Stay tuned. *Status update below.
An OWN coming-of-age drama, David Makes Man stars Akili McDowell, Alana Arenas, Phylicia Rashad, Isaiah Johnson, Travis Coles, Nathaniel Logan McIntyre, Cayden K. Williams, Ade Chike Torbert, and Jordan Bolger. The series centers on David (McDowell), a 14-year-old prodigy growing up in “The Ville” — the Homestead Village housing projects.
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.
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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 David Makes Man TV series? Should this OWN TV show be cancelled or renewed for a second season?
*12/19/19 update: OWN has renewed David Makes Man for a second season.