TV Grim Reaper predicts potential renewal or cancellation for scripted broadcast primetime shows by the end of the 2015-16 season in May, 2016. (The Reaper Index includes ratings from Dec 27, 2015 -Apr 17, 2016)
|Truth Be Told* (F)||canceled|
|You, Me and the Apocalypse||canceled|
|Undateable* (F)||😥 😥|
|The Mysteries of Laura*||😳|
|The Carmichael Show||🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂|
|Game of Silence||😥 😥|
|Shades Of Blue||renewed|
|Law & Order: SVU||renewed|
Game Of Silence is likely to be canceled.
After reasonably good ratings in its “preview” on Tuesday, its premiere ratings on Thursday at 10pm made that initial prediction easy.
The reaper’s running tally on NBC shows this season:
Right: Truth Be Told, The Player, Law & Order:SVU, Blindspot, ChicagoPD, Chicago Fire, Chicago Med, The Blacklist, Superstore, Shades of Blue, Grimm
Draw/Tie/Push: (renewed or canceled while a toss up): Heroes Reborn; You, Me And the Apocalypse
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*shows no longer on the air have their Reaper Index “frozen” at the point they left the schedule.
|😳||certain to be cancelled by May, 2016|
|😥 😥||more likely to be cancelled than renewed by May, 2016|
|😐 😐 😐||toss up between renewal or cancellation by May, 2016|
|🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂||more likely to be renewed than cancelled by May, 2016|
|certain to be renewed by May, 2016|
The Reaper Index is the ratio of a scripted show’s new episode adults 18-49 ratings relative to the new episode ratings of the other scripted shows on its own network. It’s calculated by dividing a show’s new episode Live+Same Day adults 18-49 average rating by the Live+Same Day new episode average of all the new scripted show episodes on the show’s own network. The network’s average ratings in the calculation are not time weighted (ex. hour long shows are not weighted twice what 30 minute shows are).
(F) -Fridays: Shows airing on Fridays were renewed with significantly lower than average Indexes.
How good have TV Grim Reaper’s predictions been in past seasons? See his past prediction record here.