While no news may be good news, no PR presence is bad news for a potentially cancelled TV series. In another move which indicates Marvel’s Inhumans TV show is cancelled, Disney-ABC has removed the superhero drama from its press site. The is not the first sign that a second season of the low-rated program is unlikely. Earlier this month, ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey admitted the network was disappointed with its performance in the Nielsen ratings and didn’t offer much hope of a renewal.
A live-action ABC TV series based on the Marvel comics, Marvel’s Inhumans stars Anson Mount, Iwan Rheon, Serinda Swan, Eme Ikwuakor, Isabelle Cornish, Ken Leung, Ellen Woglom, Sonya Balmores, and Mike Moh. The sci-fi drama centers on Black Bolt (Mount), King of the Inhumans, who can wipe out an entire city with just a whisper. After a coup separates the Royal Family, they strive to reunite to save themselves and maybe Earth, too.
Marvel’s Inhumans: A Look at the Ratings
Despite getting a lot of promotion, including a disappointing cinematic premiere at IMAX theatres, the first season of Marvel’s Inhumans averaged a 0.62 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 2.56 million viewers. Those numbers are extremely low for a broadcast network drama’s first season. Currently Marvel’s Inhumans ranks 15th out of the 18 ABC TV shows we’re tracking.
Fans Petition for ABC to Renew Marvel’s Inhumans for Season Two
Fans aren’t taking the likely cancellation of Marvel’s Inhumans sitting down. Among their efforts to secure a second season, they’ve posted a petition to Change.Org. Check it out, here. You can also follow the effort on Twitter @RenewInhumans.
What do you think? Will Marvel’s Inhumans TV series be cancelled or renewed for a second season? Have you signed the petition? What would happen, if it were up to you?
1/23/18 update: While the show has still likely been cancelled, ABC has added Marvel’s Inhumans back to their press site.