Category Archives: Breaking News

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Cancellation Watch Breaking News: Netflix Renews The Umbrella Academy for Second Season, The Dragon Prince for Third Season

Netflix has renewed its superhero series The Umbrella Academy for a second season according to ScreenRant.com and the streamer has also renewed its animated fantasy series The Dragon Prince as confirmed at Wonder Con this past weekend. The Umbrella Academy had its debut on the streaming service in February and has been well-received by fans and critics thus… Read More »

Cancellation Watch Breaking News: YouTube Cancels Origin after One Season, Netflix Renews The Order for Second Year

YouTube quietly cancelled its sci fi series Origin early this week according to Bloomberg. This comes as the streaming service appears to be backing away from scripted programming. According to the financial news site, YouTube has “stopped accepting pitches for expensive scripted shows”. The streamer has denied that it is getting away from original programming, but may be… Read More »

Cancellation Watch Weekly Roundup: The Prospects for The Orville Are Dimming, The Walking Dead Sets New Series Low

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 Thursday last week, The Orville posted only a 0.6 rating based… Read More »

Cancellation Watch Breaking News: Hulu Renews Marvel’s Runaways for a Third Season

Hulu has give a third season renewal to the MCU series Marvel’s Runaways.  That series has received high marks from fans and critics and word is that it has performed well for Hulu, though like most of the streaming services  it does not typically share its viewership stats.  Series showrunners/writers Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage had this to… Read More »

Cancellation Watch Breaking News: Supernatural Will End with Its Upcoming 15th Season

The end of an era is upon us as The CW’s Supernatural, which has been on the air since 2005, will wrap up after its fifteenth season. Series stars Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, and Misha Collins announced in a video post on Instagram yesterday afternoon that the show will be ending next year. Supernatural is the longest running… Read More »

Cancellation Watch Breaking News: American Gods Gets Renewed for a Third Season with a New Showrunner

Word broke late yesterday that Starz’s fantasy series American Gods, based on the Neil Gaiman book of the same name, has been renewed for a third season and new showrunner Charles “Chic” Eglee (The Walking Dead, Hemlock Grove) will come onboard to helm that. The news does not come as a huge surprise even though the show just… Read More »

Cancellation Watch Breaking News: Arrow Will End With Its Eighth Season

Stephen Amell, star of The CW’s superhero series Arrow, announced yesterday on Twitter that his show will be coming to an end next season after a shortened ten-episode run: Playing Oliver Queen has been the greatest professional experience of my life… but you can’t be a vigilante forever. Arrow will return for a final run of 10 episodes… Read More »

Cancellation Watch Breaking News: The Voyage for Star Trek Discovery Will Continue for a Third Season

The voyage continues for Star Trek: Discovery as CBS All Access has renewed that show for a third season. That news does not come as a big surprise especially after the streaming service recorded a record-breaking increase in subscriptions during the weekend of its second season premiere. The first season of the series debuted in 2017 and led… Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »