NBC: Dracula’s season finale leaves it likely to be cancelled
By Robin Oatley on January 26, 2014
Other recent Renewals and Cancellations on NBC:
- Trial & Error Renewed for Season 2 -- John Lithgow not Returning (May 22nd)
- NBC Recap: Taken and Timeless Renewed (May 21st)
Parks and Recreation was unofficially renewed for a seventh season last week, which is not surprising since it’s the highest rating comedy series on NBC. It’s closely followed by , which was described as having ‘a strong possibility for returning’ by NBC chairman Bob Greenblatt. However, has seen a drop in its ratings, and although it’s still the number two comedy series on NBC, that’s not really that much of an achievement when the two shows it beats are and .
Over in the drama section, had its season finale this week. It ended its first season with a rating of 1.0. This makes currently the lowest rating drama series on NBC. Granted, it is a Friday series and is thus allowed to score a little lower than the other series. Furthermore, it is a co-production and thus less costly to produce, and the show is a good seller internationally and is thus less dependent on getting good ratings. After all, it doesn’t matter if the money comes from advertisers, or from foreign networks, as long as the money keeps coming. However, is it enough for a renewal? Probably not.