Last year, The Strain TV show was one of FX’s top performers in the ratings. Will the ratings get better or worse in season two? Will this series be cancelled or renewed for a third season? Stay tuned.
On The Strain, New York City is rapidly falling to an evil epidemic, and no one is coming to its rescue. Its citizens must fight for survival while a diverse team tries to find a way to stop the Master and his creatures. The large cast includes Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Mía Maestro, Natalie Brown, Jonathan Hyde, Kevin Durand, Ruta Gedmintas, Miguel Gomez, Richard Sammel, Jack Kesy, and Max Charles.
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.
8/7 update: FX has renewed The Strain for a third season.
Final season averages: 0.59 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 1.34 million total viewers.
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For comparisons: The first season of The Strain averaged a 1.02 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 2.21 million total 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. 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 third season?