Despite a drop in the ratings last year, the Preacher TV show remained AMC’s fourth highest rated series in the 18-49 year old demo and fell just one slot, to sixth place, in terms of total viewers. Now that it is back for season three, will its Nielsen numbers rise, fall, or stay the same? Will Preacher be cancelled or renewed for season four? Stay tuned. *Status update below.
A comedic supernatural AMC drama from Sam Catlin, Evan Goldberg, and Seth Rogen, Preacher stars Dominic Cooper, Ruth Negga, Joseph Gilgun, Ian Colletti Graham McTavish, Pip Torrens, Julie Ann Emery, and Malcolm Barrett. Betty Buckley and Colin Cunningham join as season regulars in the third season, with Jeremy Childs, Liz McGreever, Jonny Coyne, Adam Croasdell, and Prema Cruz recurring. The story centers on West Texas preacher Jesse Custer (Cooper), his badass ex-girlfriend Tulip (Negga), and Irish vampire Cassidy (Gilgun) on their road trip to find God. Along the way, they’re drawn into a battle spanning Heaven, Hell and all points in between.
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For comparisons: The second season of Preacher averaged a 0.40 in the 18-49 year old viewer demographic and 1.169 total viewers.
What do you think? Do you like the Preacher TV series? Should it be cancelled or renewed for a fourth season on AMC?
*11/28/18 update: Preacher has been renewed for a fourth season. Details here.