Airing on Lifetime, the first season of UnREAL garnered a lot of critical praise but that praise didn’t translate into great ratings. The show was renewed for a second season and then, before season two began airing, the cable channel renewed UnREAL for a third season. Did they jump the gun? Will they regret the renewal and wish they’d cancelled the show instead? Stay tuned.
UnREAL revolves around the behind-the-scenes drama of a popular dating reality show. The cast includes Shiri Appleby, Constance Zimmer, B.J. Britt, Craig Bierko, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Josh Kelly, Brennan Elliott, and Amy Hill.
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.
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For comparisons: The first season of UnREAL averaged a 0.27 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 699,000 viewers.
What do you think? Do you like the UnREAL TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a third season?
July 28 update: Lifetime has renewed UnREAL for season four, ahead of the season three premiere in 2018. Details here.