NBC Cancel Midnight, Texas Despite Climbing Ratings
Midnight Texas just got cancelled by NBC and we are shocked because the show was steadily popular and gaining ratings in viewership
TV has become more and more cutthroat. And we mean it metaphorically of course. There are no guarantees though because of the show we are talking about. Midnight, Texas. The show debuted last year. It quickly became one of the best of summer 2017. According to reports,
‘earned the distinction of being the highest rated drama series of the summer. ‘
Hence the show was ordered for a second season. But there seem to be some problems going on. NBC has reportedly canceled the TV show.
NBC Cancelled Midnight, Texas
According to reports, the television network has pulled off the plug on the series. Despite the show doing well in its debut year. It earned the distinctive honor of becoming, “highest-rated drama series of the summer.” it is based on Charlaine Harris series of the same. She also wrote True Blood which was also adapted into a TV show. The show’s 8th episode, Patience is a Virtue was aired on 21st December. While it was on the air, news came through that the show had been canceled.
Steady Rating for the Show
For loyal fans of the show, this was a surprise. Midnight, Texas was one of the most popular shows during last year’s summer. The show did not garner the same viewership numbers but the ratings have been solid for the show in the recent episodes. Patience is a Virtue drew 2.6 million total viewers and a 0.4 rating. Reportedly, this rating was the season’s highest. Better yet, this rating was a continuation of the high ratings earned last week. NBC has released no statement yet about the cancellation of the show.
The Supernatural Phenomenon in Dying
With the cancellation of Midnight, Texas despite high ratings, one thing is obvious. The era of TV where anything ‘supernatural’ was featured as main characters is slowly fading. Especially on Prime Time TV. There was a time when every network was trying to air a show with vampire, werewolves, witches, etc. However, that trend seems to be dying. People want more relatable characters on TV.