The Nancy Drew mystery books have been around for generations but past TV show adaptations have only lasted a season or two at best. Will The CW version be a bigger success? Will Nancy Drew be cancelled or renewed for season two? Stay tuned. *Status update below.
A mystery drama series, Nancy Drew stars Kennedy McMann, Scott Wolf, Alex Saxon, Leah Lewis, Maddison Jaizani, Tunji Kasim, Riley Smith, and Alvina August. Nancy Drew (McMann) is a brilliant teenage detective whose sense of self had come from solving mysteries in her hometown of Horseshoe Bay, Maine – until her mother’s untimely death derails Nancy’s college plans. Devastated by her mother’s passing, Nancy swears off crime-solving while waiting until she can re-apply to college. But when a socialite is murdered, Nancy finds herself a prime suspect in the crime, along with a group of other teens present at the scene. A supernatural presence begins to haunt Nancy’s investigation, she discovers that the current crime has a connection to the long-unsolved murder of a local girl.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly in the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available — usually the next day, around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.
1/23 update: You can see the latest night’s ratings in context.
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What do you think? Do you like the Nancy Drew TV series on The CW? Should it be cancelled or renewed for a second season?
*1/7/20 update: Nancy Drew has been renewed for a second season on The CW.