‘Containment’ Canceled By The CW After One Season

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The slow and steady not always wins the race. The CW has opted not to renew Julie Plec’s new drama Containment for a second season. Four episodes into its freshman run, Containment has been consistent, averaging a 0.5 rating in 18-49 (Live+same day) each time. Still, the network may have looked at its retention from the sizable Flash lead-in, which was not great. The CW confirmed that there would be no second installment of Containment, which it called a limited series. The show’s fate was pretty much sealed when the network picked up four new scripted series in addition to the 11 it had already renewed.

Based on a Belgian format, Containment, produced by Warner Bros. TV, chronicles the fallout from a mysterious and deadly epidemic in Atlanta, which prompts a vast urban quarantine, forcing those stuck on the inside to fight for their lives while local and federal officials desperately search for a cure. David Gyasi, Christina Moses, Chris Wood, Kristen Gutoskie, Claudia Black, George Young, Hanna Mangan Lawrence and Trevor St. John starred.

 

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