CW: 'Ringer' Likely To Be Canceled; Returning Babes Now 0-2

Categories: 2-Featured,Cancel/Renew CW Shows,Cancel/Renew Index

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April 10th, 2012

Click this link for the latest CW renewal / cancellation information:

Our Renew / Cancel Index predicts potential renewal or cancellation for scripted broadcast primetime shows by the end of the 2011-12 season in May, 2012. (includes results from January 2- April 8, 2012):

Program Status Renew/ Cancel Index
Ringer :cry: :cry: 0.67
Nikita (F) :| :| :| 0.69
Gossip Girl :) :) :) :) 0.80
Hart Of Dixie :| :| :| 0.81
90210 :) :) :) :) 0.96
The Secret Circle :) :) :) :) 1.03
Supernatural (F) :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: 1.05
One Tree Hill final season 1.07
Vampire Diaries :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: 1.80

Two seasons ago I was cheered as Melrose Place brought back the lovely (and my age peer) Heather Locklear in an attempt to save the ratings challenged show. Sadly for fans, we know how that ended.

The return of Sarah Michelle Gellar (just a child compared to Heather and I) in Ringer was certainly hoped to draw some Buffy-like ratings magic. Sadly, that's going to end in the same result. Ringer is likely to be canceled at the end of this season

The Renew / Cancel Index above includes results beginning January 2, 2012. How did the CW's shows stack up based on their Fall results? Click here.

*shows no longer on the air have their Renew/Cancel Index "frozen" at the point they left the schedule.


  • :oops: - certain to be cancelled by May, 2012
  • :cry: :cry:- more likely to be cancelled than renewed by May, 2012
  • :| :| :| - toss up between renewal or cancellation by May, 2012
  • :) :) :) :) - more likely to be renewed than cancelled by May, 2012
  • :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: - certain to be renewed by May, 2012

The Renew/Cancel Index is the ratio of a scripted show's new episode adults 18-49 ratings relative to the new episode ratings of the other scripted shows on its own network. It's calculated by dividing a show's new episode Live+Same Day adults 18-49 average rating by the Live+Same Day new episode average of all the new scripted show episodes on the show's own network. The network's average ratings in the calculation are not time weighted (ex. hour long shows are not weighted twice what 30 minute shows are).

(F) -Fridays: Shows airing on Fridays were renewed with significantly lower than average Indexes.

How would the Renew / Cancel Index Have Done Predicting Last Season's Scripted Show Fates? Check out how the Renew / Cancel Index predicted renewals and cancellations from the 2010-11 broadcast television season.

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  • Ringer wacher

    How many more vampires and supernatural beings does TV need. I say none. At least Ringer gave a refreshing look at suspense. If it must go, I agree that we need one more episode for closure. Make it two hrs. please.

  • HC

    One time CW took in Moonlight repeats? Why? We have 2 weeks to know if Ringer will stay. I think L.A. Complex was just a test.

  • Dee Delp

    Why was “Hart of Dixie” televised 2 or 3 times each week in my area? Ringer far more superior was on once! Go figure…do some actors have more pull??? NOT FAIR!

  • Julzrael

    RINGER is AWESOME!!! Please don’t deprive us of our Sarah!!! PLEEEZE!!!!

  • Lakeysha Thomas

    I love love love love love love RINGER!!!!!!

  • T-bUTT

    I love Ringer!!!
    Why would they cancel a great show with fantastic actors,great story line,
    etc,etc.etc. whats worst is they keep crap on the air like these
    RealityShows,Vampires, etc,……………. SAD.

  • Sophia Zannis

    I LOVE Ringer – and it’s seldom I fall for a show. It’s stylish, elegant, and just plain fun. Plus the acting is excellent. PLEASE – don’t cancel. SZ

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