‘The Affair’ Gets Season 4 Renewal on Showtime
“The Affair” kicked off its third season on Nov 20, 2016 on Showtime with a noticeable drop of the viewing audience (-26.50%), garnering about 0.6 million viewers and pretty favourable reviews from critics and the target audience. Meantime, most of fans wonder whether or not the psychological drama series will return for a next season on Showtime, and if this happen, when will its release date? Fortunately, on Jan 9, 2017, it was announced that Showtime has picked up “The Affair” for a fourth season, which will apparently be the series’ last. If you don’t intend to miss the upcoming fourth season’s premiere, you may sign up for our notifications right now, and we’ll keep you informed.
Actually, it was clear that Showtime is about to renew the drama series for a next installment, given such a brilliant reception of the current season, as well as pretty good television ratings. Let’s take a look at some statistics in order to figure out why Showtime made this decision. Currently, according to Rotten Tomatoes, the current season of “The Affair” has an average score of 7.64/10 with a 76% approval rating among critics, while the viewers have rated the third series of the psychological drama at 4/5 with a 79% approval rating. At the same time, according to Metacritic, the third season of the drama series has a score of 72/100 among critics and 6.6/10 among the viewers. An overall score of “The Affair” remains very high as well. Currently, according to IMDb, “The Affair” has a score of 8.0/10 based on over 22,200 user votes.
The premiere of the third season has drawn 0.599 million viewers (-26.50% compared to previous season premiere) with a 0.17 demo rating (-5.56%) among adults (18-49). For comparison, “The Affair” Season 2 averaged a 0.24 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 0.842 million viewers.
“The Affair” depicts the story of two troubled married people and their extramarital relationship. The TV series is created by Sarah Treem and Hagai Levi, who also serve as executive producers jointly with Jeffrey Reiner, Eric Overmyer and Anya Epstein.
Notification of the Release Date (Season 4)
“The Affair” Season 3 was launched on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 10P|9C on Showtime, and its debut drew 0.599 million viewers, as well as has been praised by critics and viewers. Apparently, Showtime was satisfied with the figures of the current season, and therefore, the cable network has confirmed the renewal of the drama series for a fourth season. “The Affair” will return for a Season 4 in 2017, according to the official announcement. However, Showtime has yet to announce a specific release date for a fourth series.
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