It’s been quite awhile since Showtime last introduced a hit TV show. Will The Affair be a success for the cable channel? Should this story take longer than a season to tell? Cancelled or renewed for season two? Stay tuned.
The Affair follows the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between two troubled married people — a New York City schoolteacher/novelist and a young waitress. The show stars Dominic West, Maura Tierney, Ruth Wilson, and Joshua Jackson.
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.
11/10 update: Showtime has renewed The Affair for a second season.
Final season averages: 0.2 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 720,000 total viewers.
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What do you think? Do you like The Affair TV show? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a second season?