‘Almost Human’ Canceled at Fox

Fox has canceled its recently finalised Sci-Fi series ‘Almost Human’ after only one season.

The series which premiered last year in mid November, starred Karl Urban alongside Michael Ealy, portraying Detective John Kennex and Dorian, in the not-so-distant future, where human and androids cops partner up to protect and serve. The show featured a total of thirteen interestingly tech centered cases which ranged from hostage situations to killings and high-profile missing persons. The series is certainly a thrilling and intensive watch with betrayal, fast paced, against the clock action and mysterious murders.

There was originally strong indications that Fox would be renewing the show for a second season, although the network has now confirmed that there will be no more episodes. Fox appears to still be pusting the production of Sci-Fi series in its upcoming slate having greenlit several series, most of which bridge on science fiction and action including ‘Backstrom’, action adventure ‘Hieroglyph’ and Mystery series ‘Gracepoint’, all alongside the renewal of ‘The Following’.

The series originally debuted strong, on the Fox network, averaging a rating of 3.1 in the adults 18-49 demographic and a total of 9.2 million viewers. However, the ratings hit a landslide after the series second instalment and as the series continued to air until its season one finale, in March, the rating diminished per episode. Although the finale of Almost Human drawn back some returning audience members signing off with an averaged 5.63 million viewers and a rating of 1.5 within the 18-49 demographic.

The series cast includes Minka Kelly previously playing Detective Valerie Stahl, can been seen next in her two upcoming feature films The World Made Straight and Papa. Karl Urban will be shortly appearing in The Loft as Vincent Stevens and Lili Taylor known best by Almost Human watchers as Sandra Maldonado, currently has no upcoming projects. Although, Dorian played by Michael Ealy can be seen very soon in Sony comedy ‘Think Like a Man Too’ alongside Adam Brody.

The news has been announced just one day following the reveal of Almost Human’s series producer and composer J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars cast.


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