E! cancels Caitlyn Jenner’s “I’m Cait” after two seasons
It has been confirmed that Hollywood entertainment news channel E!, has cancelled ‘I am Cait’ reality series after two seasons.
Transgender Caitlyn Jenner, made the official announcement via his twitter handle, confirming that his reality series would not return for a third season.
After two amazing seasons of @IAmcait, it is time for the next adventure. Thank you E! and the best girlfriends I could ever ask for.’, he tweeted.
“I Am Cait” was officially announced during her interview with Diane Sawyer, which marked the onetime Olympian’s public acknowledgment of his decision to transition to a woman.
The interview which had viewers tune in to watch the former Olympian address his gender transition, drew 16.9 million viewers and a 5.2 rating among adults 18-49.
Despite its lukewarm first season ratings, E! renewed the series for a second season in 2015.
With ratings not as high as expected, the show averaged a 1.2 rating in adults 18-49 and 2.73 million viewers overall for its debut.
However, in May 2015, MultiChoice removed the reality series from E! Entertainment schedule in Nigeria.
According to MultiChoice, the decision to pull down the show, follows instruction from the regulatory body, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), after most Nigerians described the show as ‘unfit for kids.’
By Rita Chioma