Fans don’t have to worry whether HBO’s Vice Principals TV show will be cancelled or renewed for season three, but only because star Danny McBride — who created the comedy with Jody Hill — has long said it was conceived as a two season TV series. So, why are we still tracking the ratings? Well, it’s fun, but also, the ratings inform the threshold for other HBO TV show cancellations and renewals, so stay tuned.
A scripted sitcom, Vice Principals stars McBride as Neal Gamby and Walton Goggins as Lee Russell. The HBO cast also includes Kimberly Hebert Gregory, Georgia King, Busy Philipps, Shea Whigham, and Sheaun McKinney. Both Gamby and Russell want to be the next North Jackson High School Principal. Although they hate one another, they team up to oust Dr. Belinda Brown (Hebert Gregory). .
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For comparisons: The first season of Vice Principals averaged a 0.37 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 780,000 viewers.
What do you think? Do you like the Vice Principals TV series? Is it ending at the right time, or do you wish it would be renewed for season three on HBO?