Talon’s fight is nearly over. The CW has cancelled The Outpost TV series so it won’t have a fourth season (or a fifth season, depending on your numbering preference). The series finale airs on October 7th.
An adventure-fantasy drama series, The Outpost stars Jessica Green, Jake Stormoen, Imogen Waterhouse, Anand Desai-Barochia, Aaron Fontaine, Adam Johnson, Izuka Hoyle, and Jaye Griffiths. The story centers on Talon (Green), the lone survivor of the “Blackbloods” race. When she was still a child, a ruthless mercenary gang slaughtered her entire village. Now that she has come of age, Talon has come into a mysterious power. In season three, Talon finds herself betrayed by her own kind, after summoning Zed and his Blackblood comrades to save the Outpost. She struggles to reconcile her human friends and her heritage.
The extended third season of The Outpost averages a 0.06 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 397,000 viewers. Compared to season two, that’s down by 50% in the demo and down by 33% in viewership.
The cancellation doesn’t exactly come as a surprise. Here’s why. The network ordered 13 additional episodes for the third season prior to season three’s October 2020 launch. The CW then split up the third season into two parts with a six-month break. The second batch premiering in July.
A little over a month ago, a CW representative confirmed to us that the second batch of episodes was still considered as part of season three. However, on Twitter, executive producers Jonathan Glassner and Dean Devlin have both referred to the current episodes as season four. In addition, even The CW’s own streaming platform refers to the current episodes as season four.
If the show had had a chance of being renewed for an actual fourth season, the network would have made an effort for everyone to be on the same page about the numbering. It seems likely that, when the final 13 episodes were ordered, it had already been decided that they would end the show.
Tired of even trying series TV anymore- just get into it and it’s gone.
One of the few programs I watch I am so ticked
I’m disappointed. I always enjoyed the show, and still do.
There’s really no rhyme or reason why some shows get canceled. I believe Dynasty was a lower rated show, and yet it got renewed. I know the ratings seemed a little higher on the 1st 13 shows of the season. Maybe the CW didn’t promote the second season as much. Maybe moving the show from Thursday night, then to Sunday night, and then back to Thursday didn’t help either. I thought the show had a lot going for it. I know a lot of viewers liked Gwen (Imogen Waterhouse) and they weren’t happy her character was killed off. Ironically, Imogen… Read more »
to Quote JuliaHB31 “I really like this show, but with the numbers I get why they canceled it. ” I wish more people would understand that there are really good shows out there. Great actors, great writing, character development, story lines, and everything you want in a show. If other people would stop watching all the “reality” shows like bachelor, love island, so called “reality” but actually scripted and manipulated . Series like Outpost would stand a better chance. Wish CW would have helped them a little more. Will miss this series a lot and hope netflix , hulu or… Read more »
the outpost needs another season whats wrong with networks cancelling all the decent shows.I love the fantasy in this show.bad choice to end it
This is a real bummer. CW, there are fewer and shows to watch on your channel. Will really miss “OUTPOST “. Hope you give a good ending.
DON’T DO IT CW! I too hate reality shows and love Outpost! I don’t watch anything else on CW. Maybe SciFy channel could pick it up . Even tho the acting wasn’t that great, there was a lot of action! And I love that Talon did a lot of her own fighting. She is awesome! And very beautiful. I hope we will see her in something else very soon! PLEASE DONT CANCEL IT CW. I need it to remain on!
Very, very stupid. The Outpost is the best show on TV! Hate when they do stuff like this.
The acting was too good. What do you mean, the acting wasn’t that great! Yes, it was! I love Talon and Garrett. They should have left Gwynn on, but whatever.
very disappointed in the cw. Loved watching the show. If it’s not a stupid reality show or talk show it gets canceled
The Outpost didn’t seem to get the same amount of promotion The CW gave the other shows. I’m extremely disappointed that it was canceled. This was truly a gem of the sci-fi/fantasy genre. It was a gorgeous to look at and the writers, cast and crew were brilliant.
This pretty much sums up the CW. Move show with decent ratings to a horrible Sunday slot (and pair it up with the abominable Pandora), watch ratings tank, act surprised, cancel show. Rinse and repeat.
Love this show. Can’t believe it is being cancelled. So disappointed.
I would like to see more series of the old post it’s a great series
Love this show! So disappointed in the CW. What are going to replace it with? Some crappy game show or idiotic pseudo reality show? Booooooooo CW!
just make everything a 6 episode mini series and stretch it over 6 months with 6 day and time changes and change the name 6 times as well. oh i forgot, start 6 more pay channels or whatever they’re called to show reruns. moved past disappointed to cynical