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‘Timeless’ Finale Ratings Down From 2017 As Drama Awaits NBC Renewal Decision

No word yet from NBC whether Timeless is going to get a third season, but ratings results from last night’s cliffhanger-extreme Season 2 finale do not bode for the time-travel drama starring Matt Lanter, Abigail Spencer and Malcolm Barrett.

Having come off a cancellation and then a fan-generated renewal last year, Timeless went large Sunday with the two-hour ending to its 10-episode Season 2. That worked week-to-week, at least, but not year-to-year. While up 20% among adults 18-49 over its one-hour May 6 “The Day Reagan Was Shot” episode, and the best the series created by Eric Kripke and Shawn Ryan has done since mid-March, Timeless took a 33% tumble from its Season 1 finale of February 20, 2017,

As NBC saw a 14-minute delay in the start of its East Coast primetime Sunday due to golf overrun, the 9-111 Pm scheduled double dose of Timeless might have been an overreach, as the Season 1 fianle was only an hour.

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