Tweeted this back in January:
Sun Jan 4
Revenge 0.9 3.9 Will have enough eps for syndication at end of this season. At risk of cancellation.
Then I had to downgrade it’s chances further.
Sun Jan 25 Preliminary TV Ratings/Viewers Millions
Revenge 0.9 3.7 – High risk of cancellation IMO
Things got a little better ratings wise but still not good enough.
Sun Mar 22 Prelim TV Rating/Millions
Revenge 1.1 4.4 Network Call 50/50 – If based solely on ratings, outlook not good.
On April 13 it appeared ABC had decided the shows fate.
Then I pointed out something no one had appeared to realize, this season has one more episode than the previous 3:
Sadly my analysis was right.
Here’s the series Executive Producer Sunil Nayar talking to Entertainment Weekly.
While Nayar promises closure for fans, “There’s a tiny little cliffhanger in the series finale,” he says. “We don’t want people to get weary of the stories we’re telling, so we felt like they deserve an ending to this novel that Mike Kelley started four years ago. I really feel like the last couple chapters are worthy of the first many.”
The full Entertainment Weekly article can be found here.