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A few months ago, Michael Emerson who plays Finch on the cult series Person of Interest spoke out about the show. It is his belief that the CBS network will not be renewing Person of Interest for a sixth season.
Now; nothing official has been released and it would not be surprising if CBS made this decision as the series ratings did start to fail once Detective Carter was killed off. Many fans were very angry about this and some stopped watching.
So, here are ten reasons why this show must remain in production for at least another two seasons:
1... It is the best show on TV right now.
2... Person of Interest is an original concept with a very unique premise and letting it go would be a terrible mistake.
3... Fans will never see another show as good as this one in this lifetime. All copies of this show will pale in comparison.
4... The show-runners have a lot more story to tell and the fans want to see that.
5... Person of Interest is relevant. This show is a prediction of how our world could become and that to me and many fans is must see and important television.
6... It is a TV show that is entertaining and also makes you think outside the box.
7... There are way too many TV shows around today that are simply mindless entertainment and serve only as background noise for some viewers, simply as a cure for boredom. Person of Interest is the total opposite.
8...More and more TV watchers want shows that have them on the edge of their seats and also make them use their brains.
9...Millions of fans adore this show, all over the world. More than the TV bosses realize.
10...And last but not least. This is the best TV show to come along in a long, long time and I seriously doubt that we will ever see anything as good as Person of Interest again.
And just for good measure, I would like to throw in the fact that this show and its actors are winning polls all over the Internet. Not to mention that Person of Interest won the People's Choice Award for best crime show on TV.
When I look back over this list, it appears to me that there are far more reasons to keep Person of Interest around than there are to let it end in Season 5. Please don't let it happen Netflix. Take a chance on this show for Season 6.....You won't be sorry.
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Could Netflix Pick Person Of Interest Up for Season Six? In an article on MasterHerald by Kazem Sedighzadeh, it would seem as though the petition started last year by fans to save Person of Interest from the axe might be gaining some traction.
It would also seem that J J Abrams may have back tracked on his earlier statements that there were no plans to shop the show to another network. Abrams now says that he has always been open to the series continuing and it sounds as though he may well be in negotiations for a Season Six. This is purely speculation, but Abrams probably would not be able to discuss any negotiations being discussed, so all the fans can do now is keep the faith. Below is a excerpt from an article on MasterHerald.
Despite the looming end of the TV series, co-creator and director Jonathan Nolan is still very thankful for CBS for giving him and the producers the opportunity to do Season 5 of “Person of Interest.”
He said that it is also good for the fans because they will have the opportunity to see every plotline of “Person of Interest” coming to a wrap rather than leaving them with many unanswered questions.
Online petition gaining steam
Indicative however of the huge fan base of “Person of Interest,” the online petition seeking to extend the TV series that was started late last year has already gained steam at Change.org ahead of the show’s Season 5 premiere.
Apparently, the petition has already received over 20,500 signatures and is just 4,500 short for it to become 25,000. The petition is now being sent to several networks but fans are directing it mainly to Netflix, notes Movie News Guide.
According to the petition, it would be worth picking up “Person of Interest” for a possible Season 6 because aside from its huge fan base in America, it also has a huge following in other big global markets like China, Turkey, and several other countries.
Although J.J. Abrams, the Director of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” who is also one of the producers of “Person of Interest,” confirmed that Season 5 could be the show’s last, he recently recanted that he was already open to the idea of seeing the TV series continue in another network, cites the Parent Herald.
After seeing for himself that the online petition has gained more than enough steam, Abrams apparently realized the possibility of a new lease on life of “Person of Interest” for a Season 6. The petition has already been made known to Netflix, Warner Bros, NBC, Fox, The CW, and Hulu in the hopes of seeing the show continue in another network in the future.
Reports are also saying that Netflix is interested in picking up the show for its Season 6 but until a confirmation is made, everything is speculation at this time.
Given the above reports, it does seem that the fans of Person of Interest who have worked so hard petitioning various networks might be feeling a little more positive about their favourite show's future. As one member of a Person of Interest Facebook group recently said "It aint over till the fat lady sings. And let's also remember that this show recently won a People's Choice Award for the best crime show category. Person of Interest has so much going for it and it is really sad that the CBS network cannot see this. Hopefully Netflix do and will pick it up for a sixth season. You can read the rest of the article at MasterHerald by clicking here.
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