Actor Michael Rosenbaum had a long run on the Smallville TV show in a dramatic role. How will his new Impastor comedy series perform in the ratings for TV Land? Will the show be cancelled or renewed for a second season? Stay tuned.
On Impastor, slacker Buddy Dobbs (Rosenbaum) has a big gambling debt and is about to jump off a bridge to kill himself. A reverend happens by and tries to stop him. When the pastor accidentally falls to his doom, Buddy is left with the unlikely opportunity to steal the man’s identity. The rest of the cast includes Aimee Garcia, Sara Rue, Mircea Monroe, Mike Kosinski, and David Rasche.
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.
Note: Because TV Land has been simulcasting the show on Nick-at-Nite, we’ve added a chart with those numbers.
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The first episode was simulcast on Nick-at-Nite and garnered a 0.19 rating in the demo with 534,000 viewers. The second attracted a 0.18 rating with 546,000 and the third drew a 0.17 rating with 580,000 viewers on Nick-at-Nite. The fourth attracted a 0.14 with 472,000.
What do you think? Do you like the Impastor TV show? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a second season?