After two low-rated seasons on MTV, Scream has returned after two years away for a three-night third season on VH1. Has this horror series already essentially been cancelled or, could it be renewed for a fourth season? Stay tuned. *Status update below.
In the third season, titled Scream: Resurrection, the series’ setting moves to Atlanta with new characters and the return of the killer from the movie franchise, Ghostface (voice of Roger Jackson). Deion Elliot (RJ Cyler) is a local football star with a bright and hard-earned future ahead of him. Unfortunately, he also some dark and tragic secrets that could cost Deion his prospects, as well as his family and friends. The rest of the cast includes Mary J. Blige, Keke Palmer, Tyler Posey, C.J. Wallace, Tyga, and Giullian Yao Gioiello.
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.
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For comparisons: On MTV, the second season of Scream averaged a 0.19 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 377,000 viewers.
Cable ratings are typically released within a day or so of the show’s airing, except for in the case of weekends and holidays.
What do you think? Do you like Scream TV series on VH1? Should it be cancelled or renewed for a fourth season?
*Update: Scream has been cancelled, so there won’t be a fourth season (at least for now).