Will ‘Once Upon a Time’ Return for Season 7 on ABC?
“Once Upon a Time” returned to ABC for its sixth season, Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 8|7c, and its debut has garnered about four million viewers, as well as has been praised by critics and viewers. Without any doubt, most of us wonder, whether or not “Once Upon a Time” will be renewed for Season 7 on ABC, and if so, when will its release date? There has been no official announcement of the renewal so far. But you can scroll down, in order to sign up for our notifications, or get acquainted with our forecast on the subject.
First of all, it’s worth noting that the viewing audience of the fantasy series is gradually decreasing. The current season has lost over a third of the audience during its premiere. However, the sixth season has received a brilliant reception unlike the fourth season for instance. Currently, according to IMDB, “Once Upon a Time” has a score of 7.9 out of 10 based on over 171,300 user votes, about 300 reviews from viewers and 56 reviews from critics. At the dame time, according to Rotten Tomatoes, the sixth season of the fantasy drama has an average score of 6.1 out of 10 and a 80% approval rating based on 5 reviews from critics, while the viewers have rated the sixth season of “Once Upon a Time” at 4.9 out of 5 with a 100% approval rating based on 16 user votes.
The premiere of Season 6 has drawn 3.985 million viewers (-33.74% compared to last season’s premiere) with a 1.30 demo rating (-27.78%) among adults (18-49). For comparisons, “Once Upon a Time” Season 5 averaged a 1.37 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 4.40 million total viewers. “‘Once Upon a Time’ premiere grew over its May finale by 8% among Adults 18-49 to deliver its highest rating since March and jumped 43% with Teens 12-17 to its highest rating since its December winter finale – since 3/13/06 and 12/6/15, respectively,” according to ABC.
“Once Upon a Time” Season 6 picks up when “our heroes set out to stop Hyde, Emma develops a mysterious side effect, and Storybrooke becomes a haven for people from the Land of Untold Stories. Meanwhile, Regina and Zelena embrace their newfound sisterhood by becoming roommates, while Rumple tries to free Belle from the sleeping Curse with the help of a stranger,” according to ABC.
Renewal Potential and Notification of the Release Date
“Once Upon a Time” Season 6 kicked off at the end of September, and its debut drew 3.985 million viewers, as well as has received an excellent reception by critics and viewers. ABC has yet to announce the decision on the renewal or cancellation of the mystery drama series. However, despite the substantial drop of the viewing audience, we tend to believe that “Once Upon a Time” Season 7 would take place on ABC. However, we would like to wait for the official announcement. Fortunately, thanks to our notification system, we’re able to notify you about the further updates of the fantasy series, as well as about the “Once Upon a Time” Season 7 release date. Don’t miss the premiere! Join our list of subscribers using the form below, and we’ll deliver a notification on the release date directly to your inbox.
— Once Upon A Time (@OnceABC) September 25, 2016