Like the characters on The Strain, TV shows have to fight for their survival. Will this new FX series be a success in the ratings and survive? Will it live to see a second season or will it be cancelled instead? Stay tuned to find out.
On The Strain, a team of disease control experts are called in to investigate when a plane lands in New York with 200 corpses on board. They soon discover that a viral outbreak has begun that could overtake humanity. The large cast includes Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Kevin Durand, Mía Maestro, Jonathan Hyde, Richard Sammel, Miguel Gomez, Natalie Brown, Jack Kesy, Sean Astin, and Robert Maillet.
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.
8/19 update: The Strain has been renewed for a second season by FX.
Final season averages: 1.0 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 2.21 million total viewers.
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Cable ratings are typically released within a day or so of the show’s airing, except for in the case of weekends and holidays. They are sometimes harder to locate so there may be occasional delays or gaps.
What do you think? Do you like The Strain TV show? Do you think that it should be renewed for a second season?
Best horror show on tv for years makes me sit on the edge of my chair. Wish fix would not cancel the show. I thing FS’s failure to promote the show preseason is one and the main reason for the rateings have fallen off for this year and last.
its a great show i bought the 1 season watch it 4 times, since i got it 2 weeks ago. im glad we got season 2. looking forward for epp 1 season 2.
I love the show! Got hooked from the first episode. Can’t wait for what to come in Season 2.
Keeps me on my seat every minute. look forward to Sunday night just to watch The Strain. Love the show.
I Loved the show and want to see it come back. It needs to be renewed.