Cancellation Watch: Midnight Texas Gets Left Off NBC’s Mid-Season Schedule, 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. Scheduling Miss: NBC announced its Mid-Season schedule this last week which includes the debut of the superhero(less) comedy Powerless on February 2nd. But missing from the scheduling announcement is that… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Westworld Wraps Up Its First Season on a High Note, The Walking Dexit Slows, Plus the Ratings Roundup

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 Finale: On Sunday, the Westworld season finale pulled a 1.02 rating based on the overnights for the 18-49 demographic with its highest total viewers yet at 2.24 million. With… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Breaking News: Netflix Renews Luke Cage for a Second Season

Coming as no surprise, Netflix announced yesterday that Luke Cage, the third solo entry in their Defenders series, will be returning for a second season. This series, about a man who has super strength and impenetrable skin, has been well-liked be fans and critics just like the two shows that preceded it, Daredevil and Jessica Jones. Netflix does… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of December 5th: Season Finales for Van Helsing, Dirk Gently, and Ash vs. Evil Dead, Plus Mid-Season Finales for TWD and More

We are heading into the Winter break shortly which means that the Fall shows are either wrapping up their seasons or prepping for a hiatus of a month or more. The shows wrapping up their seasons this week are Van Helsing (Syfy, renewed for a second season), Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency (BBC America, Renewed for a second… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: The CW Superhero Cross-over Soared in the Ratings, Plus The Librarians Looks Good 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. Heroes vs. the Ratings: This past week, The CW had its four-part “Heroes vs. Aliens” cross-over which carried over through all four of that network’s DC superhero shows, and it… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Better Late than Never, Here is the Ratings Roundup for Last Week (Updated)

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 Delays: The ratings results have been all out of whack due to the Thanksgiving holiday (apparently the Nielsen people had one heck of a tryptophan hangover!), and the Sunday… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Breaking News: Syfy Renews Z Nation for a Fourth Season

Renewal Announcement: Coming as no surprise, Syfy announced late yesterday that their zombie-pocalypse show Z Nation will be returning for a fourth season. I have been predicting that since its first Season 3 episode because it remains as one of the network’s top-rated shows. It also seems like a further validation of my theory that third season cable… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of November 28th: Arrow-verse Crossover, Incorporated Premiere, Westworld Finale, and More

The CW has its epic four-part crossover event this week that will run through each of that network’s superhero shows, starting with Supergirl on Monday and wrapping up with Legends of Tomorrow on Thursday (you can see the trailer at this link).  And one more late Fall premiere slips in this week as Syfy’s Incorporated has its bow… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Dirk Gently Gets a Second Season, The Librarians Season 3 Debut Looks Good, Plus the Ratings Roundup

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: BBC America announced yesterday that their freshman series Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, based on the Douglas Adams books, will be getting a ten episode second season, up… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of November 21st: 3% Debuts on Netflix, Plus Holiday Preemptions

We have one more Fall debut this week as Netflix’s Brazilian-made (subtitled in America) dystopian series 3% has its bow on Friday with all eight episodes available for streaming. Apart from that, we will be seeing a lot of preemptions this week, especially Wednesday through Friday, due to the Thanksgiving holiday. And then after that, a lot of shows… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: No More Episodes Planned for Frequency’s First Season; 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. No New Episodes: The CW announced its mid-season schedule this week (you can see the preliminary schedule at this link) and also indicated that their time travel series Frequency will… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Could the New Inhumans Series Replace Agents of SHIELD? The Walking Dexit Continues, Plus the Ratings Roundup

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. New Series Announcement: ABC and Marvel Studios have announced plans for an Inhumans TV series that will be eight episodes long for its first season and will debut next Fall.… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Breaking News: HBO Renews Westworld for a Second Season

Coming as no surprise, HBO announced today that their new series Westworld will be returning for a second season. That show had its bow early last month and has pulled decent ratings for a cable series and has also been well received by fans and critics. The first season was very expensive, though, and has not pulled viewership… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Hit List: Agents of SHIELD is Likely to Get Cancelled, Timeless is On the Bubble, Z Nation is Likely to Get Renewed

UPDATED: For the Westworld renewal announcement. We are now two months into the Fall season and the picture is coming into perspective on quite a number of the shows currently airing (and there are quite a number of shows). The good news is that not many are in the Cancellation Likely category at this point. The bad news… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Listing for the Week of November 14th: Season Premieres for The Librarians and Teen Wolf, Season Finale for Channel Zero

Two late Fall premieres drop this week as TNT’s The Librarians returns for its third year and MTV’s Teen Wolf kicks off its final season. Also, Syfy’s Channel Zero wraps up its “Candle Cove” storyline and prepares for an early 2017 return with its second season based on the “No-End House” creepypasta.  Also this week, BBC America starts… Read More »

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