NBC has canceled its supernatural thriller series Midnight, Texas as well as the Marlon Wayans-fronted sitcom Marlon, according to an individual with knowledge of the situation.
The 9 p.m. episode of NBC’s new Marlon averaged a 1.3 rating in adults 18-49 and 5.5 million viewers. That beats the previous high in total viewers set by the series premiere (5.3 million), and matches the key demo high also set by the series premiere. The 9:30 episode of Marlon drew a 1.0 and 3.7 million viewers, up in both measures from the 9:30 episode last week.
NBC’s freshman comedy series Marlon was stable in its second week on the network, according to Nielsen overnight data. Airing back-to-back episodes at 9 p.m. and 9:30, the first episode averaged a 1.2 rating in adults 18-49 and 5 million total viewers. That is approximately even with the series premiere last week, which drew a 1.3 and 5.3 million viewers. The 9:30 episode this week averaged a 1.0 and 3.8 million viewers, also approximately even with the second episode last week (1.0, 4 million).