The ratings for the first season of Murder in the First weren’t terrible but they weren’t great either. Other shows with similar numbers were cancelled but TNT still renewed the detective drama. Will the numbers improve or fall this time around? Cancelled or renewed for a third season? Stay tuned.
In season two of Murder in the First, San Francisco homicide detectives Terry English (Taye Diggs) and Hildy Mulligan (Kathleen Robertson) investigate a series of murders with ramifications that could tear their department and city apart. Others in the cast include A.J. Buckley, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Laila Robins, Mo McRae, Mateus Ward, John Cothran, Raphael Sbarge, Lombardo Boyar, Ian Anthony Dale, Currie Graham, and Mimi Kirkland.
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.
Final season averages: 0.31 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 2.06 million total viewers.
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For comparisons: The first season of Murder in the First averaged a 0.45 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 2.84 million total viewers.
What do you think? Do you like watching the Murder in the First TV series on TNT? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a third season?