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The Strain: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Five on FX?

by Telly Vulture

(James Minchin / FX)

Vulture Watch

Can we defeat the Master? Has The Strain TV show been cancelled or renewed for a fifth season on FX? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of The Strain, season five. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?

What’s This TV Show About?

An FX vampire horror drama based on the novel trilogy by by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan, The Strain stars Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Jonathan Hyde, Kevin Durand, Ruta Gedmintas, Miguel Gomez, Richard Sammel, Max Charles, and Rupert Penry-Jones. Season four kicks off, nine months after the end of the third season. The strigoi are now controlling a world that has plunged into darkness. While the Master works to end the world as we know it, the white hats are struggling to save the human race.

Season Four Ratings

The fourth season of The Strain averaged a 0.37 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 985,000 viewers. Compared to season three, that’s down by 12% and up by 2%, respectively. Find out how The Strain stacks up against other FX TV shows.

Telly’s Take

Fans don’t have to worry that FX will cancel The Strain TV show, because the last renewal was for a fourth and final season. Although the show is ending, we’re still tracking the ratings because it helps us gauge the performance of other FX TV series. And when talk of a sequel, prequel, or spin-off arises, it gives us a better idea of their likelihood. So, I’ll still keep an eye on the Nielsens and update this page from time to time. Subscribe for free updates.

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What do you think? Is the The Strain TV show ending at the right time? Do you wish FX had renewed this TV series for a fifth season, instead?

Is The Strain TV show cancelled or renewed for season five on FX? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so…