DAMIEN Cancelled After Just One Season

Written by Andrew Pollard Monday, 23 May 2016

TV News

With Bates Motel and Hannibal (even though it was criminally cancelled after three seasons) proving that beloved horror movies of yesteryear can work brilliantly as TV shows, things haven’t worked out quite so well for Damien, A&E’s Omen-based series.

As reported by Variety, Damien has been cancelled after just one season. So brief was its run, it’s yet to even debut in the UK at this point. Inspired by Richard Donner’s iconic 1976 The Omen, the network has decided against renewing the show for a second season.

Set years after the original movie, Damien features Merlin’s Bradley James as an adult Damien Thorn who has to deal with the realisation that he is the Anti-Christ. The show also stars Barbara Hershey, Omid Abtahi, Megalyn Echikunwoke, and David Meunier.

Sadly for Damien, a high-rated debut episode was followed by a severe drop in viewing figures. By the time its ten-episode first season came to an end, ratings were clearly not impressive enough to A&E for them to renew the show.

Whether UK audiences ever get to see Damien remains to be seen, but all we know for sure now is that nobody will get to see a second season of the series.

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