The Passage

Status: Season Ended, Awaiting Renewal / Cancellation Announcement
Timeslot: Mondays 9 PM EST
Premiere: January 14, 2019
Network: FOX
Starring: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Saniyya Sidney, Vincent Piazza, Brianne Howey, Jamie McShane
Series Website: www.fox.com/the-passage/




Description: Based on author Justin Cronin’s best-selling trilogy of the same name, THE PASSAGE is an epic, character-driven thriller written by Liz Heldens (“Friday Night Lights”).

Executive-produced by Emmy Award winner and Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Ridley Scott (“The Martian,” “Gladiator”) and writer/director Matt Reeves (“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” “Cloverfield”), THE PASSAGE focuses on Project NOAH, a secret medical facility where scientists are experimenting with a dangerous virus that could lead to the cure for all disease, but also carries the potential to wipe out the human race. When a young girl, AMY BELLAFONTE (Saniyya Sidney, “Fences,” “Hidden Figures”), is chosen to be a test subject, Federal Agent BRAD WOLGAST (Mark-Paul Gosselaar, “Pitch”) is the man who is tasked with bringing her to Project NOAH. Ultimately, however, Wolgast becomes her surrogate father, trying to protect her at any cost. FOX.com

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Status: This show got off to a good start with its premiere, but it wrapped up its first season with less than stellar numbers and I have moved it to Bubble status (more on that at this link).  If fans want this one to return for a second season, a Call to Action on the social networks could definitely give it a boost.

Season to Date (StD) Ratings Results:

Air Date Airings Live+SD Rtg StD Avg Tot Vwrs (M) Status
1/14/19 1 1.30 1.30 5.2 Renewal Possible
1/21/19 2 1.00 1.15 4.3 Renewal Possible
1/28/19 3 0.90 1.07 3.9 Renewal Possible
2/4/19 4 0.90 1.03 3.8 Renewal Possible
2/11/19 5 0.90 1.00 3.7 Renewal Possible
2/18/19 6 0.90 0.98 3.5 Renewal Possible
2/25/19 7 0.80 0.96 3.3 Renewal Possible
3/4/19 8 0.80 0.94 3.4 Renewal Possible
3/11/19 9 0.75 0.92 3.1 On the Bubble

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