Despite relatively low ratings, TBS renewed its People of Earth TV show for a second season. Will their faith in this quirky comedy pay off? Can it build up its audience this time out? Will People of Earth be cancelled or renewed for season three? Stay tuned.
A TBS sitcom, People of Earth stars Wyatt Cenac, Ana Gasteyer, Oscar Nuñez, Michael Cassidy, Alice Wetterlund, Luka Jones, Brian Huskey, Nancy Lenehan, Tracee Chimo, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Björn Gustafsson, and Ken Hall. The story centers on journalist Ozzie Graham (Cenac) who came to town to investigates supposed alien encounters. He is soon drawn into an eclectic group of misfits as he finds himself identifying with their experiences. Nasim Pedrad joins season two, as special Agent Alex Foster, an FBI investigator who is getting a second chance after a recent setback. Alex arrives in Beacon to search for newspaper owner Jonathan Walsh (Cassidy), who is wanted for white-collar crimes. **Status update below.
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For comparisons: the first season of People of Earth averaged a 0.32 rating in the 18-49 year old viewer demographic and 768,000 viewers.
What do you think? Do you like the People of Earth TV series? Should it have been cancelled or renewed for a third season on TBS?
**9/13/2017 Status Update: TBS has renewed People of Earth for a third season. Details here.
**6/9/2018 Status Update: TBS has reversed its renewal decision. People of Earth has been cancelled. Details here.