Project Blue Book

Status: Active, Airing 1st Season Renewed for 2nd Season
Timeslot: Tuesdays 10 PM EST
Premiere: January 8, 2019
Network: History Channel
Starring: Aidan Gillen, Laura Mennell, Michael Harney, Ksenia Solo
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Description: HISTORY’s upcoming new drama series ‘Project Blue Book’ is based on the true, top-secret investigations into Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) and related phenomena conducted by the United States Air Force from 1952 to 1969.

Dr. J. Allen Hynek (Aidan Gillen), a brilliant yet underappreciated college professor, is recruited by the U.S. Air Force to spearhead a clandestine operation called Project Blue Book. Along with his partner, the debonair Air Force Captain Michael Quinn (Michael Malarkey), he is summoned to investigate UFO sightings around the country and use science to discover what really happened. However, when some encounters cannot be explained away and cases remain open, Hynek begins to suspect that he has been duped by the government into a larger conspiracy to cover up the truth. Set against the backdrop of the Cold War and rising Atomic Era, each episode will draw from the actual Project Blue Book case files, blending UFO theories with authentic historical events from one of the most mysterious eras in United States history.

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Status: This show got off to a decent start for a cable series these days and has been able to hold on to its audience through the first few weeks of its first season.  And as expected, the History Channel has renewed it for a second season. More on that at this link.

Season to Date (StD) Ratings Results:

Air Date Airings Live+SD Rtg StD Avg Tot Vwrs (M) Status
1/8/19 1 0.43 0.43 2.3 Renewal Possible
1/15/19 2 0.30 0.37 1.9 Renewal Possible
1/22/19 3 0.38 0.37 1.9 Renewal Possible
1/29/19 4 0.31 0.36 1.7 Renewal Possible
2/5/19 5 0.25 0.33 1.4 Renewed
2/12/19 6 0.32 0.33 1.7 Renewed

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