‘The Last Man on Earth’ Gets Season 4 Renewal on FOX
“The Last Man on Earth” kicked off its third season, loosing approx. 30% of the viewing audience, gaining over 2.22 million viewers, but chiefly good reviews from critics and viewers. Most fans are likely wondering, whether or not “The Last Man on Earth” will be coming back for a fourth season on FOX, and if this happens, when will its release date? On May 10, 2017, FOX picked up “The Last Man on Earth” for a fourth season. We suggest you to sign up for our automatic notifications if you don’t want to miss the upcoming premiere.
Actually, we have been expecting that “The Last Man on Earth” has many odds to be renewed for a next season on FOX, mostly relying on the pretty favourable reception of the current season. Let’s take a look at some figures. Currently, according to Rotten Tomatoes, the third season of “The Last Man on Earth” has an average score of 7.3 out of 10 and a 80% approval rating among critics, whereas the viewers have rated the current season of the post-apocalyptic comedy at 3.6 out of 5 with a 69% approval rating based on 38 user ratings. However, according to Metacritic, the current season of the series has received a mainly mixed reception with a 6.0/10 rating among the viewers. At the same time, an overall score of the series still remains very strong; 7.4/10 based on approx. 37,000 user votes, according to IMDb.
The premiere of the third season has drawn 2.228 million viewers (-28.95% compared to last season’s premiere) with a 0.94 demo rating (-33.80%) among adults (18-49). However, subsequently these indicators are increased. So, for instance, episode six, titled “The Open-Ended Nature of Unwitnessed Deaths” garnered 2.637 million viewers with a 1.05 demo rating. For comparison, “The Last Man on Earth” Season 3 averaged a 1.15 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 2.75 million total viewers.
Notification of the Release Date (Season 4)
Though the third season of “The Last Man on Earth” lost many viewers, we believed that FOX could renew the comedy series for a next instalment. Besides, series creator Will Forte is going to make new episodes of the post-apocalyptic series. We considered the television ratings quite strong, despite the decrease of the viewing audience.
— Last Man On Earth (@LastManFOX) May 11, 2017
As we expected, FOX has confirmed the renewal of “The Last Man on Earth” for a next season. However, FOX has yet to announce the exact date for a fourth season of the comedy series.
Fortunately, we’re able to inform you about the further updates of the comedy series, as well as about the “The Last Man on Earth” Season 4 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.