Cancellation Watch Breaking News: Wynonna Earp Runs Into Production Troubles, But Fans Step Up to #FightForWynonna

Syfy’s supernatural drama Wynonna Earp, based on the IDW comic of the same name, received a fourth season renewal announcement last July and fans of the show have been expecting it to return with new episodes this Summer. But the show appears to be facing some troubles as series star Melanie Scrofano has indicated that production has not… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Development: Neil Gaiman to Reboot Jim Henson’s The Storyteller, Land of Oz TV Series in the Works, Netflix to Tell Transformers Origin, and More

Development announcements continue to roll in including word that two Alien television shows are in the works and that several Star Wars sequel series are on the way. The information is still somewhat sketchy on those at the moment, but stay tuned for further details. Here is the rundown of development news from the past week. Neil Gaiman… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Breaking News: Netflix Renews The Haunting of Hill House as Season-Long Horror Anthology

Netflix has renewed its horror series The Haunting of Hill House and shortened its primary title to The Haunting as that one will now become a season-long anthology.  The first season was based on the book of the same name by Shirley Jackson and debuted in Fall of 2018. The series was well received by fans and critics… Read More »

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Cancelled Before It Began: Marvel’s Most Wanted (2016)

Our ongoing look back at sci fi / fantasy TV shows that were cancelled way too soon or pilots that never made it to series. With the recent announcement that ABC is not going forward with its female led superhero series, it’s worth taking a look back at another Marvel show the network passed on a few years… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Weekly Roundup: Manifest Loses Altitude But Is Still Holding Course, The Gifted Is in Trouble

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 Monday, NBC’s Manifest slipped to a 1.0 rating based on same day viewing… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Scorecard: Siren Continues to Slip in the Rankings

The numbers for Freeform’s Siren have been down the last couple of weeks and that show has seen its ranking slip in the Scorecard.  It dropped three places this week from Number 13 to Number 16.  It is still in the upper half of the Scorecard, but needs to level out if it wants to stay afloat for a… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Breaking News: Syfy Cancels Nightflyers after One Season

Coming as no surprise, Syfy has announced that its sci fi / horror series Nightflyers, based on the George R.R. Martin novella of the same name, will not be returning for a second season. That series bowed last December with a modest 0.15 rating based on same day viewing for the 18-49 demographic and saw its numbers go… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Breaking News: Amazon’s The Man in the High Castle Will End with Its Fourth Season

According to Deadline Hollywood, the upcoming fourth season of Amazon’s The Man in the High Castle will be the show’s last. The news is somewhat surprising considering that this series has received much acclaim and is one of Prime Video’s most-watched originals. But it is expensive to produce and Amazon has the Lord of the Rings prequel series… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Netflix Has Cancelled The Punisher and Jessica Jones, What’s Next for the Marvel Shows?

Coming as no surprise, Netflix announced yesterday that the last two of its Marvel Universe shows The Punisher (which had its second season debut in January) and Jessica Jones (which will stream later in the year) have been cancelled.  This follows in the wake of last year’s cancellations of Daredevil, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist, and after those… Read More »

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Streaming Finds: Legend of the Seeker Is Available for Free on ABC.com

Tracking down sci fi and fantasy shows of interest available on the streaming services. What Is It? Based on The Sword of Truth fantasy novels by Terry Goodkind, a young man named Richard Cypher must face the truth that he is the Seeker who has been prophesied to defend the people of his land against tyranny. Together with… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of February 18th: Manifest Has Its Season Finale, The CW Shows Are in Repeats

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. This week, NBC’s reverse-Lost series Manifest has its season finale on Monday.  That show currently looks to be a… Read More »

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Retro Sci Fi TV: Speed Racer (1967)

A look at shows from the past that may not have stood the test of time and/or that are relegated to their era, but many of us still have fond memories of them. What Is It? Speed Racer is a young race car driver who drives the super-fast and super-advanced Mach 5. His racing adventures often find him… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Development: Hulu Picks Up Howard the Duck and More Animated Marvel Series, BBC Studios Adapting Moorcock’s Runestaff Books, Kid-Trek Headed to Nickelodeon, and More

This last week brought an avalanche of development announcements, mostly from the streaming services.  Here is the rundown of what we have tracked so far. Animated Howard the Duck series from Kevin Smith in the works at Hulu Network: Hulu Credits: Kevin Smith (Writer / Executive Producer), Dave Willis (Writer / Executive Producer), Marvel Television Studios (Studio) Starring:… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Matt Nix Suggests The Gifted Could Shift to Streaming, American Gods May Be on Track for Third Season, and More

Saved by Streaming? FOX’s X-Men spin-off series The Gifted is currently that network’s lowest rated scripted show and is very much On the Bubble in its second season season. Apparently even series creator Matt Nix does not have too much confidence in the show returning for a third year on that network. He had the following to say… Read More »

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Cancelled Too Soon: Kolchak The Night Stalker (1974)

Our ongoing look back at sci fi / fantasy TV shows that were cancelled way too soon or pilots that never made it to series. In 1972, ABC aired a TV movie titled The Night Stalker that followed investigative report Carl Kolchak (played by Darren McGavin in one of his signature roles) tracking down a serial killer that… Read More »

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