Dr. Taylor won’t be back for new sessions on HBO. The cable channel has “cancelled” the revival of In Treatment and there won’t be a fifth season. The fourth season aired in May and June of 2021.
The In Treatment TV show is a revival/reimagining of the 2008-10 drama series and it stars Uzo Aduba as Dr. Brooke Taylor, an observant and empathetic therapist. The season also stars Anthony Ramos, Liza Colón-Zayas, John Benjamin Hickey, Quintessa Swindell, and Joel Kinnaman. Set in present-day Los Angeles, the season brings diverse patients in session with Brooke to help navigate a variety of modern concerns. Issues such as the global pandemic and recent major social and cultural shifts are a backdrop to the work Brooke undertakes – all while she deals with complications in her own personal life.
The fourth season of In Treatment averaged a 0.03 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 125,000 viewers in the live+same day ratings (includes all DVR playback through 3:00 AM). The cable channel aired a pair of half-hour episodes on both Sunday and Monday nights for six weeks, focusing on the same patients in the same timeslots each week (ala a therapist’s weekly appointments).
Deadline reports that In Treatment won’t be returning for a fifth season. According to HBO and HBO Max Chief Content Officer Casey Bloys, the revival was only planned for one season during the COVID-19 pandemic.What do you think? Did you enjoy the revival of the In Treatment TV series? Are you disappointed that In Treatment won’t return for a fifth season on HBO?