Fox Cancels Struggling TV Series ‘Almost Human’, Highlight Hollywood News

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Fox has canceled Almost Human.  The futuristic Karl Urban-Michael Ealy sci-fi drama, which got off to a promising start with its late November debut, will not be returning for a sophomore season.

Almost Human, whichhails from J.J. Abrams and Fringe‘s J.H. Wyman, took place in 2048, when Los Angeles Police Department officers are partnered with human-like androids. Minka Kelly, Lili Taylor, Makenzie Crook and Michael Irbyrounded out the cast.

 

 

Almost Human launched to a strong 9.2 million viewers and a 3.1 rating in the adults 18-49 demogrpahic in live-plus-same day following a special Sunday launch, before settling into its Monday perch with a weaker showing (6.8 million, 2.3). Though ratings dropped as the season progressed, the March finaleaveraged 5.63 million viewers and a 1.5 rating, on par with fellow Monday drama The Following. (The Following, which just wrapped its season, has since been renewed for a third.)

 

 

Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
Photographs are Courtesy: FOX
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