Even for a summer TV series, the freshman outing of The Outpost TV show on The CW did not get good ratings. It wasn’t cancelled though, and now it is back for a second season as well as a second shot at building an audience. Can the series grow during season two, or has it already peaked? Will The Outpost be cancelled or renewed for season three? Stay tuned.
A CW supernatural drama from creators Jason Faller and Kynan Griffin, The Outpost stars Jessica Green, Jake Stormoen, Anand Desai-Barochia, Imogen Waterhouse, Robyn Malcolm, and Andrew Howard. The story centers on Talon (Green), the lone survivor of the “Blackbloods” race. When she was still a child, a ruthless mercenary gang slaughtered her entire village. Now that she has come of age, Talon has come into a mysterious power. Having defeated Dred’s army and retaken the Outpost, in the second season Talon and Gwynn (Waterhouse) ready themselves to battle the Prime Order.
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.
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For comparisons: The first season of The Outpost on The CW averaged a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 628,000 total viewers.
Note: These are the Live + Same Day Ratings which include “live” viewing plus delayed DVR viewing, up until 3am local time that same night. Ratings marked with an “*” are the fast affiliate ratings and will be updated with the Live+SD numbers when they are made available. Typically, networks get paid for C+3 ratings which includes DVR viewing within three days of the original airing when commercials are watched. Those numbers are rarely released to the press.
What do you think? Do you like The Outpost TV series on The CW? Should it be cancelled or renewed for a third season?