Cancellation Watch Breaking News: FOX Cancels The Gifted after Two Seasons

FOX announced late yesterday that its X-Men series The Gifted has been cancelled after two seasons. That comes as no surprise seeing as its viewership dropped off notably year-over-year and it is currently one of the network’s lowest rated shows. It did still see notable gains in delayed viewing, but not enough to offset the low same day… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Scorecard: Games of Thrones Enters at the Top of the Rankings

For the first time since I have been doing the Scorecard, another show has moved ahead of The Walking Dead in the rankings. HBO’s Game of Thrones returned for its eighth and final season on Sunday and posted a massive 5.0 rating based on same day viewing for the 18-49 demographic. That’s much better than the 1.9 rating… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Breaking News: Manifest Renewed by NBC for Second Season

Coming as no surprise, NBC has renewed its sci fi drama Manifest for a second season. That series started out in Fall 2018 as one of the top-rated shows on television, though its numbers did slide as the season progressed.  But it still performed well in the Monday 10 PM EST hour and regularly saw significant increases from… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Weekly Roundup: Game of Thrones Reigns in the Ratings With Its S8 Premiere, Legends of Tomorrow Improves

Weekly Roundup: Ratings results and status updates on all the currently airing sci fi & fantasy shows as well as those still awaiting word on their fates. For the latest ratings updates, be sure to follow the Cancelled Sci Fi Twitter Site Ratings Results of Interest: On Sunday, HBO’s Game of Thrones returned after a long wait with… Read More »

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Call to Action: Vote to Save Cloak and Dagger, The Orville, The Passage, Z Nation, and More

We are in the final stretch of the regular season with several sci fi and fantasy shows struggling and several more already cancelled. I have gone into detail on the shows that are in the most need of help in my latest Call to Action post at this link. And below, you can vote for any or all… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of April 15th: Season Finales for Star Trek Discovery and The Magicians

Weekly roundup of science fiction and fantasy shows (as well as movies/specials of note) on the Prime Time TV schedule, also including programs that may be of interest to genre fans. Air dates and times subject to change without notice. Three shows wrap up this week as the regular season continues to wind down heading into May.  On Thursday,… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Genre Gems: Lifepod (1993)

Sci Fi TV Genre Gems: Forgotten magic and hidden treasures from the worlds of sci fi TV What Is It?  This television movie aired on FOX in the early 90’s and drew the inspiration for its story from Alfred Hitchcock’s short story and movie Lifeboat.  The majority of the action takes place on a lifepod that escapes from a… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Disney+ Announces Launch Date, Arrival of The Mandalorian

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. All Things Disney+: We have known for a while that the Disney+ streaming service is on the way and now we know its debut plus target dates for the arrival of its original content. The service will bow on November 12th… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Development: A Female-Led Hawkeye Series Is Headed to Disney+, HBO Uncovers The Plot Against America, and More

Development announcements picked up over the last couple of weeks with the streaming services dominating most of the news. Here is a rundown of what I have tracked thus far. A female-led Hawkeye series is in the works for Disney+ Network: Disney+ Credits: Marvel Studios (Studio) Starring: Jeremy Renner Description: “The project would be an adventure series in… Read More »

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The Walking Dexit Continues, How Long Before the Network Executioner Claims The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead?

AMC’s The Walking Dead has wrapped up its ninth season with the lowest ratings the show has seen since it debuted back in 2010. And this past year, Fear the Walking Dead also slipped to series lows as interest in that spin-off continues to wane. AMC just announced that a third series is on the way, but at… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Breaking News: Hulu Renews Future Man for Third and Final Season

Hulu has renewed its sci fi comedy series Future Man for a third season. That show debuted on the streaming service in 2017 and has been generally well-received though it has also flown mostly under the radar through its first two seasons. And following a trend that we seem to be seeing from the streamers, the show will… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Scorecard: Happy! Slips, Cloak and Dagger Enters Low in the Rankings

Syfy’s hard-boiled fantasy Happy! continues to slip in the rankings as that show’s numbers have been down notably in its second season. It dropped four slots this week from Number 28 to Number 32 and could definitely use a Call to Action from fans on the social networks. Freeform’s Marvel superhero series Cloak and Dagger returned last week… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Weekly Roundup: Cloak and Dagger Returns Down, What We Do in the Shadows Improves

Weekly Roundup: Ratings results and status updates on all the currently airing sci fi & fantasy shows as well as those still awaiting word on their fates. For the latest ratings updates, be sure to follow the Cancelled Sci Fi Twitter Site Ratings Results of Interest: Continuing a pattern we have been seeing with second season shows this… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV News Briefs: AMC Greenlights Another Walking Dead Spin-Off, Preacher Will End with Fourth Season, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. Walking On: We already knew that AMC was in the process of developing another spin-off from The Walking Dead, and now the cable net has given the official greenlight to the project and revealed what it will be about. The new… Read More »

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Streaming Finds: Men in Black The Animated Series Is Available on Crackle

Streaming Finds: Tracking down sci fi and fantasy shows of interest available on the streaming services. What Is It? This show follows the further adventures of Agents J, K and L along with the other members of the Men in Black organization as they hunt aliens that are loose on the planet and who may pose a threat… Read More »

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