Deadline Hollywood puts the best spin they can on the disastrous season finale ratings for HBO’s impossibly low-rated series “Girls.” Deadline calls the a dismal 670,000 viewers “steady.” Yeah, “steady” in the same way the Titanic steadily sank. After three airings Sunday night, “Girls” averaged only a million viewers.
If you are looking for a reference point, the season finale of “True Detective” averaged 11 million viewers.
Not beholden to ratings, and obviously eager to not the pop the bubble of a small group of elite urban provincials who have spent three years trying to convince themselves “Girls” is not a catastrophic flop, HBO renewed “Girls” for a fourth season.
Star and creator Lena Dunham once again benefits from HBO’s affirmative action program for exhibitionist, left-wing one-percenters.
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