Nina Dobrev had a long successful run as Elena Gilbert on The CW‘s The Vampire Diaries, but now she’s left fantasy drama and the littlest network behind for a major broadcast network sitcom — the Fam TV show. Can she attract the more mainstream, slightly older CBS audience, and maybe even improve their demo numbers a little? Will Fam be cancelled or renewed for season two? Stay tuned. **Status update below.
A CBS family comedy, Fam stars Dobrev, Tone Bell, Odessa Adlon, Sheryl Lee Ralph, and Brian Stokes Mitchell. It centers on Clem (Dobrev), who overcame a rough start and is now living her best life with fiancé Nick (Bell) and his wonderful family. When her younger half-sister, Shannon (Adlon), shows up, in need of respite from their dad, Clem and Nick take her in, with the hopes of teaching her how to avoid the pitfalls which once tripped up Clem .
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly on the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available — usually the next day, around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.
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What do you think? Do you like the Fam TV series? Should this CBS TV show have been cancelled or renewed for a second season?
**5/10/2019 Status Update: Fam has been cancelled by CBS; no season two. Details here.