The Last Man on Earth season 3 to premiere on September 25, 2016
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Summary and storyline
The Last Man on Earth is a critically acclaimed American comedy and sci-fi television show that is broadcast on the FOX channel in the United States. The post-apocalyptic comedy series was created by Will Forte who also portrays the main character in the series. The Saturday Night Live alumnus also serves as an executive producer on the show alongside Phil Lord, Christopher Miller and Seth Cohen. The hit show is a successful creative effort between 20th Century Fox Television, Lord Miller Productions and The Si Fi Company. The comedy series was first released in the US on March 1, 2015.
The storyline of The Last Man on Earth centers on Phil Miller (played by Will Forte). The story is set in 2020 after an unknown virus has destroyed the mankind and Phil believes he is the only human left. Luckily, he soon finds out that he was wrong. The award-winning comedy series also stars Kristen Schaal, January Jones, Mel Rodriguez, Cleopatra Coleman and Mary Steenburgen.
Current season, ratings and renewal chances
Season 2 of The Last Man on Earth came out in the US on the FOX channel on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 9:30pm ET/PT and it will include ten half-hour episodes. In its first chapter, the comedy series has averaged almost 4 million viewers per episode. In the current run, the series premiered to 3.2 million viewers and was able to maintain the viewership at around that level. Although a meaningful decline when compared to the debut chapter, the show still seems to have a good momentum going and the reviews remain equally positive. Let’s hope that the ratings improve as the season progresses. The show has been well received by critics and has been nominated for several awards in 2015. At the moment, there have been no statements from FOX about the fate of a third season, so check back with us for the latest news, or subscribe for our updates and get automatically notified as soon as The Last Man on Earth season 3 is announced.
UPDATED February 7, 2016: Many of you have probably been wondering if the December 13th episode of a second season of The Last Man on Earth was the finale. No, it wasn’t. The series has been on a rather prolonged winter break. Unlike the debut chapter, which consisted of 13 episodes, the current one has been extended to 18: the first ten have been aired last year, and we have just learned that the remaining eight will hit the small screen on Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 9:30pm ET/PT. Sign up for our notifications and receive an automated reminder of the release date of The Last Man on Earth season 2 Part 2 one day in advance.
UPDATED March 25, 2016: While the viewers are still enjoying the remaining episodes of the very successful science fiction dramedy, an early renewal announcement for The Last Man on Earth was made by Fox. The series is a number one performer for Fox, boasting a 1.9 average demo rating, and 4.32 million total viewers in L+3. Even though the viewership has been declining significantly in a typical manner over the course of its two seasons, The Last Man on Earth still retains strong momentum which should carry it into a successful third cycle. Please sign up for our automatic updates and receive a notification of the premiere date when it's announced.
UPDATED June 18, 2016: Fox's fall programming schedule was made available to the public, and quirky sci-fi comedy series The Last Man on Earth was among the shows to receive a confirmation of its premiere time and date. The third installment of the popular show will premiere on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 9:30pm, immediately preceded by the 14th season premiere of Family Guy. There are likely to be new survivors introduced in the upcoming chapter, and it would be very curious who will appear in the show following the departure of Jason Sudekis. Sign up for our automatic updates and receive a reminder one day prior to the season 3 premiere of The Last Man on Earth.