Cancellation Watch: The Expanse and Legion Drop, But Should Still be Okay

Unless otherwise noted, the ratings numbers below are based on the final overnights and may vary slightly from the preliminaries reported on the Cancelled Sci Fi Twitter Site. Ratings Results of Interest: On Wednesday, Syfy’s The Expanse slipped to a 0.14 rating based on the overnights for the 18-49 demographic with 530k total viewers. That has it down over… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: FOX Renews Lucifer for a Third Season, The Walking Dead Returns Up, Plus the Scorecard

Unless otherwise noted, the ratings numbers below are based on the final overnights and may vary slightly from the preliminaries reported on the Cancelled Sci Fi Twitter Site. Renewal Announcement: FOX announced yesterday that their supernatural procedural Lucifer, based on the DC comic of the same name, will be returning for a third season with a full order… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Syfy Has Renewed Channel Zero Through its Fourth Season

Slipping through the cracks last week was a notice that Syfy has gone ahead and given a third and fourth season renewal to their horror anthology series Channel Zero. That show, which adapts the “creepypasta” horror stories circulating on the internet, debuted last Fall with its first story arc based on the “Candle Cove” tale. It started with… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of February 13th: Humans Returns to AMC, Son of Zorn Has its Season Finale

This week we get the last season premiere of February that I am aware of (unless Netflix drops another show on us with little or no advance notice).  AMC’s Humans (which comes in a partnership with the British Channel 4) returns on Monday night for its long-awaited second season.  On Saturday, Disney XD’s Star Wars: Rebels has its… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Legion Has Good Debut for FX, Timeless is Almost Out of Time

Unless otherwise noted, the ratings numbers below are based on the final overnights and may vary slightly from the preliminaries reported on the Cancelled Sci Fi Twitter Site. Series Premiere: On Wednesday, FX’s X-Men spin-off series Legion had its debut and it pulled a 0.69 rating based on the overnights for the 18-49 demographic with 1.6 million total… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Breaking News: Netflix Renews The OA and Travelers, Sense8 May Not be so Lucky

Netflix announced two renewals today: paranormal series The OA will be returning for a second season, and time travel entry Travelers will also return for a second year (that one comes in a partnership with the Canadian Showcase channel). Neither announcement comes as huge surprise because the streaming services have renewed their freshman shows more often than not.… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Emerald City Continues to Struggle, The 100 and Powerless Start Low in the Scorecard

Unless otherwise noted, the ratings numbers below are based on the final overnights and may vary slightly from the preliminaries reported on the Cancelled Sci Fi Twitter Site. Ratings Results of Interest:  On Friday, NBC’s Emerald City remained low at a 0.6 rating based on the overnights for the 18-49 demographic with 2.42 million total viewers.  Those numbers… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of February 6th: Legion Debuts, The Walking Dead Returns

Two more shows join the schedule this week as mid-season is now officially in high gear.  Legion bows on Wednesday on FX, and that X-Men spin-off series has been getting a lot of positive buzz leading up to its debut.  The Walking Dead returns on Sunday with a super-sized hour and fifteen minute episode.  Also, immediately after that,… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: The Expanse Has Decent Season 2 Bow, The 100 is Down, Powerless Doesn’t Have Much Power

Unless otherwise noted, the ratings numbers below are based on the final overnights and may vary slightly from the preliminaries reported on the Cancelled Sci Fi Twitter Site. Premieres: On Wednesday, Syfy’s space drama The Expanse returned for its second season and pulled a 0.25 rating based on the overnights for the 18-49 demographic with 700K total viewers.… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: NBC Renews The Good Place for a Second Season, The Magicians Starts High on the Scorecard

Unless otherwise noted, the ratings numbers below are based on the final overnights and may vary slightly from the preliminaries reported on the Cancelled Sci Fi Twitter Site. Renewal Announcement:  NBC announced yesterday that their afterworld comedy The Good Place–which wrapped up its first season two weeks ago–will be returning next year for a second season.  The announcement… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of January 30th: Premieres for The Expanse, The 100, and Powerless

It has been over a year since Syfy’s The Expanse had its December 2015 series debut, and the show is now finally returning for its second season.  It bows on Wednesday this week at 10 PM EST after The Magicians and will air a double-episode with limited commercial interruptions.  Also returning this week, and also Wednesday, is The CW’s… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: The Magicians Returns Strong, The CW Superhero Shows Slip

Unless otherwise noted, the ratings numbers below are based on the final overnights and may vary slightly from the preliminaries reported on the Cancelled Sci Fi Twitter Site. Season Premiere: On Wednesday, Syfy’s fantasy series The Magicians returned for its second season and pulled a 0.52 rating based on the overnights for the 18-49 demographic with 1.3 million total… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Breaking News: TNT Renews The Librarians for a 4th Season

Coming as no surprise, TNT announced today that The Librarians will be coming back for a fourth season.  That show just wrapped up is third year and performed about even with its second season as far as its linear viewing, which is actually quite an accomplishment in the current ratings-challenged environment. It also has also seen decent delayed-viewing gains… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Emerald City Slips Again, More Hiatuses Coming, Plus the Scorecard

Unless otherwise noted, the ratings numbers below are based on the final overnights and may vary slightly from the preliminaries reported on the Cancelled Sci Fi Twitter Site. Ratings Results of Interest: On Friday, NBC’s Emerald City slipped yet again, this time to a 0.7 rating based on the overnights for the 18-49 demographic with 2.8 million total… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of January 23rd: The Magicians Season 2 Premiere, The CW Superhero Shows Return, and More

This is a pretty busy mid-season week for sci fi & fantasy shows with one premiere, several returns, and several more season finales. On Wednesday, Syfy’s The Magicians has its second season premiere. Starting on Monday, The CW superhero shows as well as Supernatural return from their Winter breaks. Note that Legends of Tomorrow will be moving to… Read More »

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