Aired: 2015-17, 3 Seasons Totaling 39 Episodes
Starring: James Wolk, Nora Arnezeder, Nonso Anozie, Billy Burke
Series Website: www.cbs.com/shows/zoo/
Description: ZOO is a global thriller about a wave of violent animal attacks against humans sweeping the planet. James Wolk will play Jackson Oz, a young, renegade American zoologist who spends his days running safaris in the wilds of Africa when he begins noticing the strange behavior of the animals. As the assaults become more cunning, coordinated and ferocious, he is thrust into the race to unlock the mystery of the pandemic before there’s no place left for people to hide. CBS.com
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Why Was It Cancelled? This show’s ratings were down notably in its third season and it seemed certainly to be headed to cancellation which CBS confirmed with an October cancellation announcement. However, that network’s other Summer series Salvation, which had approximately the same ratings average, received a renewal nod. Both shows have streaming deals (Netflix for Zoo and Amazon for Salvation) that make them profitable for CBS on the front end, so it seems like both should have received renewals. Zoo is more expensive to produce, though, so perhaps that factored into the decision. But I expect that the show’s fans will be lobbying streaming partner Netflix to give it at least a fourth season if not more.
2016-17 Season Ratings Results:
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2015-16 Season Ratings Results:
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