Last year, The Expanse TV show lost some viewers, but it still remained one of the better performing Syfy TV series. Can it bring back some of the original audience in the third season, or will the slide continue? Will The Expanse be cancelled or renewed season four? Stay tuned. **Status update below
A Syfy drama, based on the science-fiction novels by James S. A. Corey (i.e. the pen name for authors Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck), The Expanse stars Steven Strait, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Dominique Tipper, Cas Anvar, Wes Chatham, and Frankie Adams. The story unfolds 200 years in the future, in a colonized galaxy, when two strangers are caught up in a vast conspiracy. Season three kicks off immediately after the events of the second season finale, with Earth, Mars, and The Belt at war. The quest to discover the secret of the protomolecule intensifies and every decision made risks the survival of the solar system. .
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For comparisons: The second season of The Expanse on Syfy averaged a 0.18 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 562,000 total viewers (live + same day).
What do you think? Do you like The Expanse TV series. Should Syfy cancel or renew it for a fourth season?
**5/26/2018 Status Update: Amazon has picked up the fourth season of The Expanse. Details here.
**5/11/2018 Status Update: The Expanse has been cancelled by Syfy, but there’s still hope for season four. Details here.