Will There Be ‘Pure Genius’ Season 2 on CBS?
“Pure Genius” kicked off its first season, attracting mixed reviews from critics, but a mainly favourable reception by the target audience, garnering over 6.2 million viewers. Undoubtedly, millions of devoted fans of the medical drama are eager to know, whether or not “Pure Genius” will return for a second season on CBS, and if this happens, when to expect its release date? There has been no official announcement of renewal till now. But you can sign up for our notifications, or get acquainted with our forecast on the subject.
We tend to think that CBS is about to renew “Pure Genius” for a next season in spite of the controversial reaction of critics. The television ratings of the pilot episode were pretty strong, besides, the pilot has been well received by the viewers. Let’s take a look at some indicators to extend our forecast. Currently, according to IMDB, “Pure Genius” has a score of 7.5 out of 10 based on over 200 user votes, 1 review from viewers and 4 reviews from critics. At the same time, according to Rotten Tomatoes, the medical drama has an average score of 4.7 out of 10 and a 24% approval rating based on 21 reviews from critics, whereas the viewers have rated the current season of “Pure Genius” at 3.8 out of 5 with a 76% approval rating based on 16 user votes. Meanwhile, according to Metacritic, “Pure Genius” has a score of 43 out of 100 based on 18 reviews from critics, while the viewers have rated the drama series at 7.1 out of 10 based on 8 user ratings. The premiere of the medical drama has drawn 6.229 million viewers with a 1.00 demo rating among adults (18-49). We consider these data pretty favourable for the decision on renewal.
“Pure Genius” focuses on “Silicon Valley tech titan James Bell, who enlists Dr. Walter Wallace, an exceptional veteran surgeon with a controversial past, to run his state-of-the-art hospital with an ultramodern approach to medicine,” according to CBS.
Recent News & Updates
“Pure Genius” Season 1A came to an end December 15, garnering 5.504 million viewers (-2.06%) with a 0.88 demo rating (-11.11%) among adults (18-49). Fortunately, according to the official announcement by CBS, “Pure Genius” is coming back on Sunday, Jan 1, 2017 at 9:30 PM-10:30 PM EST on CBS. “Pure Genius” Season 1B picks up when a young man comes to Bunker Hill ravaged by a drug-resistant strain of HIV, James attempts a radical anti-viral treatment.
We’ll notify you about the returning of the medical drama television series, as well as about the “Pure Genius” Season 2, when CBS announces the renewal.
Renewal Potential and Notification of the Release Date
“Pure Genius” Season 1 commenced on Oct. 27 at 10:00-11:00 PM ET|PT on CBS and its debut drew 6.229 million viewers, as well as has been praised by the target audience. CBS has yet to announce the decision on renewal or cancellation of the medical drama. But we have every reason to believe that “Pure Genius” Season 2 would take place on CBS, given the statistics presented above, despite the mixed reviews from critics. However, we would like to wait for the official announcement by CBS. Fortunately, thanks to our notification system, we’re able to notify you about the further updates of the medical drama series, as well as about the “Pure Genius” Season 2 release date. Stay tuned! 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.
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