The Good Fight, the first scripted original series for the former CBS All Access, is coming to a close. The previously announced sixth season of The Good Wife spinoff will be its last. The final season of the series from creators/showrunners Robert and Michelle King will debut Thursday, Sept. 8, on Paramount+.
The Disney-backed broadcast network has passed on the sequel that featured original cast members Blair Underwood and Corbin Bernsen. Additionally, Jo Koy comedy Josep will also not move forward this season, though sources say the network remains high on the concept and could redevelop the comedy.
Our Kind of People is no longer Fox’s kind of show. The network has also dropped its comedy Pivoting; both shows lasted a single season at the network. Our Kind of People, from Lee Daniels and Karin Gist was one of Fox’s first straight to series orders – skipping the usual pilot season process as the network attempted to pivot away from traditional development methods.
Legacies, the second spinoff to stem from The Vampire Diaries, has been canceled after a four-season run. The series, from creator Julie. Plec, was the last connective tissue to The Vampire Diaries, which at the time the flagship series launched in 2009, was The CW’s most-watched scripted series.
In a somewhat surprising turn of events, CBS has canceled Magnum P.I. after four seasons. As a result, the May 6 Season 4 finale will now serve as a series finale.
As of April 26, Charmed this season was averaging 650,000 total weekly viewers and a 0.1 demo rating (with Live+7 playback factored in), down from its Season 3 tallies (690K/0.2). Out of the 19 dramas The CW has aired this TV season, it ranks No. 17 in audience and is among seven that muster just a 0.1 rating.
Superhero drama Naomi has lost its fight with fate. The CW offering has been cancelled after one season despite a promising launch. The show’s January debut ranked as The CW’s third-most watched season premiere of the 2021-22 season but its audience has since fallen by more than 40% since then.
Pour one out for the Carringtons — The CW’s Dynasty reboot has been canceled after five seasons. As of April 26, Dynasty this season is averaging 410 total weekly viewers and a 0.1 demo rating (with Live+7 playback factored in), which is right on par with its Season 4 tallies. Out of the 19 dramas The CW has aired this TV season, it ranks dead last in audience and is among seven that muster just a 0.1 rating.
The 4400′s superpowered days are over: The CW has cancelled the reboot after just one season. With its freshman run, 4400 averaged 732,000 total viewers and a 0.1 demo rating (with Live+7 DVR playback factored in); in total audience it ranks No. 14 out of the 19 dramas that The CW has aired this TV season.
Kenan Thompson’s comedy Kenan has been canceled after two seasons by NBC. During its second season, Kenan has averaged a 0.4 rating among adults 18-49 and 2.4 million total viewers, according to Nielsen’s “most current” ratings, which include a week’s worth of delayed viewing where available.
CBS has opted not to renew the Chuck Lorre-produced comedy series B Positive for a third season, Deadline has learned. The decision follows the cancellation last night of another Lorre-produced sophomore CBS comedy series, United States Of Al. Both had been heavily on the bubble but, given Lorre’s standing as the network’s top comedy producer of the last two decades, there was an expectation that at least one of the two shows may make the cut for next season.
NBC has canceled the heist drama, which stars Morena Baccarin as criminal mastermind, after one season. The series comes from Nick Wootton, Jake Coburn, Justin Lin and Julie Plec. Universal TV is the studio.
Chuck Lorre’s sophomore comedy United States of Al has been canceled. The comedy, which hailed from The Big Bang Theory alums Lorre, Dave Goetsch and Maria Ferrari hailed from Warner Bros. Television, where prolific writer-creator Lorre has been based with an overall deal.
The ABC dramas Queens and Promised Land have both been canceled after one season at ABC. Queens concluded its season on the broadcaster back in February. After initially debuting on ABC, Promised Land was moved to Hulu exclusively after five episodes.
While The CW is known for giving its longer-running series a proper goodbye, this season of Legends ended on a cliffhanger. Sources, however, pointed out that the characters can easily populate other series in the DC Arrowverse so you may see one or two of them in other shows.
That’s a wrap on Batwoman. The Arrowverse series has been canceled after three seasons. Showrunner Caroline Dries announced the news Friday on Twitter. Batwoman this season was averaging about 760,000 total viewers and a 0.2 demo rating (with Live+7 DVR playback factored in), down nearly 20% in audience from its sophomore run and ranking No. 13 in that measure out of the 19 dramas The CW has aired this tvseason.
Another high-profile daytime syndicated talk show, Warner Bros. Unscripted Television/Telepictures’ The Real, is ending its run. The program’s current eighth season will be its last after the show’s core station group, the Fox Stations, opted not to renew it for next season. This decision is not believed to be tied to Fox Stations’ recent pickup of Warners/Telepictures’ new daytime syndicated talker The Jennifer Hudson Show, which is expected to air on the main Fox stations, while The Real was carried primarily by its duopoly outlets.
DailyMailTV and The Doctors are joining such series as Nick Cannon, The Good Dish and Judge Jerry on their way out of syndication after this season. That DailyMailTV is ending was confirmed by a spokesman, while separate sources confirmed that The Doctors is completing its run.
Medical drama New Amsterdam will end with its previously announced fifth season during the 2022-23 broadcast season. The Ryan Eggold-led series was previously renewed for its third through fifth season back in January 2020 and, despite being owned in-house by Universal Television, has continued to see its ratings slip. Season four, which ends in May, ranks as one of the network’s least-watched dramas and has subsequently been bounced around the schedule.
HGTV’s Flip Or Flop has come to the end of the road. The popular home renovation series will conclude after the current tenth season, Deadline has confirmed. The series finale is set for Thursday, March 17, at 8 p.m. ET. Hosts Tarek El Moussa and Christina Haack revealed the news in separate Instagram posts and HGTV confirmed.
The Good Dish, which took Dr. Oz’s time slots after host Dr. Mehmet Oz left to run for the U.S. Senate, will not get a second season in syndication, according to sources, while NBCUniversal’s Judge Jerry, starring Jerry Springer, will not return for season 4, NBCU confirms.
Nick Cannon’s eponymous syndicated daytime talk show is coming to an end after one season. The show’s producer-distributor, Lionsgate’s Debmar-Mercury, is expected to tell the crew that the two episodes filming today will be the talker’s last ones.
The musical dramedy starring Scott Foley wrapped its run in December. Meanwhile, NBC has axed fellow rookie Ordinary Joe.
TV has been home to an infinite number of one-season wonders — but what about the shows that were practically yanked before the first commercial break? In the wake of ABC’s decision to pull Promised Land after five episodes, TVLine is taking a look back at more than 35 of TV’s most (in)famous flame-outs — some beloved, others not so much.
FX CEO John Landgraf revealed Thursday during his time at the Television Critics Association’s (virtual) winter press tour that the previously announced fourth season of Donald Glover’s Emmy-winning comedy will be its last. Landgraf said the final two seasons have already been filmed.