Helix


helix-syfy-cancelledStatus: Cancelled
Network: 2014-15 (2 Seasons Totaling 26 Episodes)
Network: Syfy
Starring: Billy Campbell, Hiroyuki Sanada, Kyra Zagorsky, Mark Ghanimé
Series Website: www.syfy.com/helix

Description: Helix is an intense thriller about a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic to investigate a possible disease outbreak, only to find themselves pulled into a terrifying life-and-death struggle that holds the key to mankind’s salvation…or total annihilation. Syfy.com

Why Was it Cancelled? Helix was a highly anticipated entry for sci fi fans last season, but its numbers never quite reflected that, likely in a large part because people complained that it was just not very good.  But the network stuck with it for a second season, possibly because they felt it fits in with their alleged return to science fiction.  Its numbers dropped even further in its second year, though, with it often pulling no more than a 0.1 rating in the 18-49 demographic based on the overnights, and there was frequent grumbling from the fans over the continued erratic quality of the show.  It basically failed to make good use of its Escape-the-Network-Executioner-Free card and paid the price.

Campaign to Save the Show:  Following is the information on the #SaveHelix campaign:

We are currently holding a #SaveHelix campaign.
You can sign the petition : http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/save-helix
You can find us on Facebook here : https://www.facebook.com/SaveHelix
Join us on Twitter there : @FansForHelix

Please sign the petition and share it as much as possible.
Thank you and #SaveHelix !

Prior Season Ratings:

Air Date Airings Live+SD Rtg StD Avg Tot Vwrs (MM) Live+7 Rtg Cancel Alert
1/16/15 1 0.3 0.3 1.0 n/a Moderate
1/23/15 2 0.2 0.3 0.7 n/a Moderate
1/30/15 3 0.2 0.2 0.6 n/a Moderate
2/6/15 4 0.1 0.2 0.5 n/a Moderate
2/13/15 5 0.1 0.2 0.4 n/a Medium
2/20/15 6 0.1 0.2 0.5 n/a Medium
2/27/15 7 0.1 0.2 0.5 n/a Medium
3/6/15 8 0.1 0.2 0.5 n/a Medium
3/13/15 9 0.2 0.2 0.6 n/a Elevated
3/20/15 10 0.2 0.2 0.6 n/a Elevated
3/27/15 11 0.2 0.2 0.5 0.3 Elevated
4/3/15 12 0.2 0.2 0.5 n/a Elevated
4/10/15 13 0.1 0.2 0.4 n/a Elevated

Metric Definitions at this link

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