Causes of deaths in TV series in the U.S. 2016

Most common causes of TV deaths in the United States in the 2015-16 season

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Release date

June 2016


United States

Survey time period

June 1, 2015 to May 31, 2016

Special properties

primetime and streaming shows

Supplementary notes

* including self-sacrifice
** including drowning and strangulation

The source provided the following information about the methodology: "The show containing the death had to air in primetime on an American network or be an original series on a streaming platform. The character had to appear in at least three episodes of the show. The death had to be final."

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