The Strain

season 5 of The Strain

The Strain is a drama TV show created by Guillermo del Toro, Carlton Cuse and is produced by Mirada. The series stars Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Kevin Durand and Jonathan Hyde. The Strain first aired on FX on July 13, 2014. So far, there have been four seasons. The series currently has a 7.3 out of 10 IMDb rating based on 74,104 user votes.

Unfortunately, FX has officially cancelled / ended the series. There are no plans for season 5.

Regrettably, The Strain has been officially cancelled by FX. Season four will be the final season. FX has yet to make plans for the next season, but we can never be sure. As of April 2024, season five has not been planned or scheduled.

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Series plot

A mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism ravages the city of New York.

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Age Rating

The Strain is rated TV-MA, which means it is for adults and may be unsuitable for children under 17. This program may contain one or more of the following: crude indecent language, explicit sexual activity, or graphic violence.

Frequently asked questions

Is The Strain cancelled?
Yes, The Strain has been officially canceled. There will not be a season 5.

When did The Strain originally come out?
The Strain originally came out on Sunday, July 13, 2014.

How many seasons of The Strain are there?
The show has had a total of four seasons.


Name: The Strain
Last Season: Season 4
Original Premiere: July 13, 2014
Total Episodes: 46
Network: FX
Episode Runtime: Approx. 43 minutes
Genres: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Parental Rating: TV-MA
Region: United States

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Arthur Bannister
Arthur Bannister
Arthur Bannister is the author of the popular movie and TV news blog, Tonights.TV. He has a passion for all things film and television and has been covering the news and happenings in the world of entertainment for about 4 years.


  1. i am totally getting right pissed of with really good programmes getting cancelled all the time it is so unfair to the viewers that would like to see more seasons – so please stop cancelling the shows that people still like to watch


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