The ratings for Hart of Dixie fell quite a bit last season but The CW renewed the show for a fourth season anyway — albeit for a short one. There’s been talk that this will be the final season but the network says a decision hasn’t been made yet. Will Hart of Dixie be renewed for a fifth season or will it be cancelled instead? Stay tuned.
Hart of Dixie follows a doctor (Rachel Bilson) from New York becomes a general practitioner in a small town in Alabama. The rest of the cast includes Scott Porter, Jaime King, Wilson Bethel, Tim Matheson, and Cress Williams.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available — typically the following morning, around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.
5/7 update: The show has been cancelled for sure.
Final season averages: 0.4 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 1.18 million total viewers.
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Last year comparison: The third season of Hart of Dixie averaged a 0.4 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 970,000 total 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 still like the Hart of Dixie TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a fifth season?