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Containment was cancelled by The CW back in May, but the network let 13 one-hour episode drama play out. In the wake of last night's unintentional Containment TV series finale, Executive Producer Julie Plec talks about her plans, had The CW renewed the quarantine drama for a second season.Based on the Belgian series Cordon, Containment follows people afflicted with and affected by a mysterious epidemic that breaks out in Atlanta. The Containment TV series cast includes: David Gyasi, Christina Moses, Chris Wood, Kristen Gutoskie, Claudia Black, George Young, Hanna Mangan Lawrence, and Trevor St. John. Warning: Containment TV series finale spoilers, after the jump.Read More… »
Spoilers. The Containment TV show finale airs tonight on The CW at 9:00pm Et/Pt. Containment was cancelled after one season of thirteen episodes, but after the first season and unplanned series finale episode, "Path to Paradise," was already in the can.Still, showrunner Julie Plec (The Vampire Diaries; The Originals) says viewers will get some closure from the Atlanta-set quarantine drama, starring David Gyasi, Christina Marie Moses, Chris Wood Kristen Gutoskie, Claudia Black, George Young, Hanna Mangan-Lawrence, and Trevor St. John. Containment TV series finale spoilers, after the jump.Read More… »
The CW’s “Containment” has been cancelled and will not return for Season 2, Variety has confirmed.
The outbreak drama, which was billed as a limited series prior to air, will finish out its freshman season, with its series finale set to air on July 19.
The CW previously renewed most of its existing lineup, and announced Thursday that it would pick up Season 2 of “Supergirl,” which previously aired on CBS. The network also ordered three new shows to series — “Riverdale,” based on the Archie Comics characters; “Frequency,” from “Supernatural” showrunner Jeremy Carver; and hourlong comedy “No Tomorrow.”
In its four airings to date, “Containment” has averaged a steady 0.5 rating in adults 18-49 and 1.5 million viewers overall in same-day Nielsen numbers — faring as well as, if not better than, previous timeslot occupant “iZombie” in several categories.
The series, set in Atlanta following the outbreak of a mysterious epidemic, is executive produced by »
- Laura Prudom
Currently, there are several TV shows that revolve around viral outbreaks -- The Last Ship, The Strain, and Z Nation. The folks at The CW are hoping there's room for one more with their Containment series. How will this one perform in the ratings? Cancelled or renewed for a second season? Stay tuned.
On Containment, a mysterious and lethal epidemic breaks out in Atlanta and a wide reaching urban quarantine is quickly enforced. This forces those who are stuck on the inside to fight for their lives while, local and federal officials desperately search for a cure. The cast includes David Gyasi, Christina Moses, Chris Wood, Kristen Gutoskie, Claudia Black, George Young, Hanna Mangan Lawrence, and Trevor St. John.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show's likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better »
We’re less than a month away from the premiere of The CW’s new limited series “Containment,” which means it’s time for more videos! On tap today are a new trailer and an interview with Trevor St. John, the man trying… Continue Reading →
- Debi Moore
Enjoy the clean, pretty state of affairs in TVLine’s exclusive Containment cast photo, because things definitely aren’t going to stay that way behind that quarantine fence in the bloody CW series.
Premiering after The Flash on Tuesday, April 19, executive producer Julie Plec’s intense medical thriller explores what happens when an extremely deadly epidemic breaks out in Atlanta, isolating half of the ensemble (seen below) from the rest of the city. In the process, lovers are separated, a conspiracy is born and Kai from Vampire Diaries trades magic for anger issues. »
6 items from 2016
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