So many Showtime TV shows have been down in the ratings year-to-year but season two of The Affair performed better than the first season. Will the ratings continue to climb? Will the show be renewed for a fourth season or, will The Affair be cancelled instead? 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 story is told separately, through different people’s perspectives and biased memories. Season three picks up following the revelation of who killed Scotty Lockhart and the ramifications of the events that followed. The Showtime show features the talents of Dominic West, Maura Tierney, Ruth Wilson, Joshua Jackson, Julia Goldani Telles, Jake Siciliano, Jadon Sand, Abigail Dylan Harrison, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Omar Metwally, and Irène Jacob.
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.
1/10 update: The Affair has been renewed for a fourth season on Showtime. Details here.
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For comparisons: The second season of The Affair on Showtime averaged a 0.24 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 842,000 viewers.
What do you think? Do you like The Affair TV show? Do you think it should be renewed for an fourth season or cancelled instead?
I just want to say that season 3 is so confusing to follow, I thought the series would be cancelled but I guess they will try again……congrads??
The show is great – all the seasons. Actually season 3 may be my favorite. Such an in depth display of human emotions, so real, and so well portrayed by all the very talented actors. The story is tense and gripping. I find myself so intensely involved with all the characters and their situations.
I loved season 1 and 2 and I just finished watching all 22 episodes, again, this weekend in a binge session with my friend. Season 3 does not compare as well. It is slow and some of the magic is gone. I hope it picks up so season 3 ends strong.
Please do not cancel. Not only am I addicted it is the best drama I have seen in a long time. I love the character “Cole” and “Allison”. I do not agree with Stephanie except season 3 was a little slow. Writers get with it and get your creative juices flowing again. I can think of many ways this could go and be an outstanding show for session 4.
PLEASE DON’T CANCEL.
I couldn’t agree more with CPS (below). This season is incredibly boring…what happened? What part of the writing or directing personnel changed? Because it is the slowest, most cryptic show I’ve ever watched. I think they are struggling to fill an hour…because they leave the camera on a character’s face for an agonizing length of time…with no dialogue. LOVED Season One and Two.
Season 3 is awful so far. Most boring 4 episodes of my life!! Shameless Season 7 has been boring too. I am so tired of the Frank’s antics…it is just the same BS season after season. So I could care if it is renewed. They canceled Masters which was my favorite and so I suppose I will try Billions second season but if it is slow and awful I am done with Showtime. Canceling Masters without finishing out the story really pissed me off!
Loved season 1 and 2… so far season 3 is a disappointment.
Great! Definitely will keep watching
It’s great! Will keep watching
I don’t agree with this show being slow. It’s contemplative. I love a good slow burner, and this is at the top of my list.
This show is pretty awful. Very slow. Yes, there are some good parts but most not so much. Cancel it.
Boring Show. I muddled through the first two season and there are some really good parts but this show just drags with a lot of the scenes. Cancel it and bring back Shameless for a 8th season.