Will ‘Taboo’ Be Renewed for a Season 2 on FX and BBC1?
“Taboo” kicked off on FX on Jan 10, 2017, garnering over 1.8 million viewers during the series premiere, as well as has received the universal acclaim among the viewers and has been praised by critics in general. We believe that millions loyal fans of the drama series want to figure out whether or not we expect “Taboo” Season 2 on FX (BBC1), and if this happens, when will its release date? There has been no official announcement of renewal up to now. But if you don’t want to miss the very likely premiere, you may sign up for our automatic notifications right now and we’ll keep you informed.
Actually, “Taboo” deserves to be renewed for a next season on FX, given such a brilliant reception by critics and viewers, as well as very strong television ratings. Let’s take a look at some figures. Currently, according to IMDb, “Taboo” has a score of 9.3/10 based on approximately 7.800 user votes. At the same time, according to Rotten Tomatoes, the current season of the drama series has an average score of 6.99/10 and a 78% approval rating among critics, as well as a score of 4.5/5 and a 92% approval rating among the viewers. Meanwhile, according to Metacritic, “Taboo” has a score of 67/100 among critics and 8.4/10 among the viewers. The series premiere has garnered 1.839 million viewers with a 0.63 demo rating among adults (18-49).
“Taboo” takes place in 1814 and revolves around James Keziah Delaney (Tom Hardy), a legal successor of a shipping empire, presumed dead, who is coming back in London from Africa after many years of absence. James is about to inherit the rest of his father’s legacy and restart his life. But while inheriting the shipping empire formerly managed by his father, James faces with numerous challenges, enemies and rivals. Thus he found himself amidst of the conspiracy intertwined with intrigues, betrayal and love, in order to unravel the secrets of his family. The TV series is created by Tom and Edward Hardy and Steven Knight, who also serve as executive producers.
Renewal Potential and Notification of the Release Date (Season 2)
“Taboo” Season 1 was launched on Tuesday, January 10 at 10 PM ET/PT on FX and its debut drew 1.839 (2.159) million viewers and was well received by critics and viewers. FX (as well as BBC One) has yet to announce the decision on renewal or cancellation of the drama series. But we expect that “Taboo” will return for a sophomore season on FX, taking into account the statistics presented above. However, we would prefer to wait for the official announcement by FX one way or another.
Fortunately, we’re able to inform you about the further updates of the drama series, as well as about the “Taboo” Season 2 release date. Stay tuned for updates. 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.
— Taboo (@TabooFX) January 13, 2017