Last season, FBI: Most Wanted was CBS’ highest-rated new series. Will it continue to do well in the ratings this time around or, will it hit a sophomore slump? Will FBI: Most Wanted be cancelled or renewed for season three? Stay tuned. *Status Update Below.
FBI: Most Wanted is a spin-off of the FBI TV series. The show stars Julian McMahon, Kellan Lutz, Roxy Sternberg, Keisha Castle-Hughes, and Nathaniel Arcand with Lorne Cardinal, Irene Bedard, and Terry O’Quinn in recurring roles. The story focuses on the work of the Fugitive Task Force, a team that tracks and captures the notorious criminals on the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Most Wanted list. The highly skilled agents function as a mobile undercover unit that’s always out in the field, pursuing those who are most desperate to elude justice. Jess LaCroix (McMahon), a seasoned but enigmatic agent, oversees the team which includes former NYPD detective Sheryll Barnes (Sternberg); data analyst Hana Gibson (Castle-Hughes); Army intel veteran Kenny Crosby (Lutz); and deadly marksman Clinton Skye (Arcand).
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s chances of staying on the air. The higher the ratings, the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available.
5/26 update: You can see the latest night’s ratings in context.
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For comparisons: Season one of FBI: Most Wanted on CBS averaged a 0.75 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 7.04 million viewers.
Note: These are the final national numbers (unless noted with an “*”). These are different from the fast affiliate numbers which are just estimates of the actual ratings. The final nationals are typically released within 24 hours of the programming or, in the case of weekends and holidays, a couple days later.
What do you think? Do you like the FBI: Most Wanted TV series on CBS? Should it be cancelled or renewed for a third season?
*3/25/21 update: FBI: Most Wanted has been renewed for a third season on CBS.