Cancellation Watch: No Time for Time Travel as Time After Time and Making History Debut Poorly

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 Premieres: On Sunday, two new sci fi shows debuted–both time travel themed–though neither of them made much of an impression in the ratings. On ABC, Time After Time could… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of March 6th: Samurai Jack is Back!

This week brings two more mid-season premieres: Genndy Tartakovsky’s acclaimed animated series Samurai Jack returns after ten years for its fifth season on Adult Swim, and the animated Guardians of the Galaxy will be returning (with almost no advance notice) for its second season on Disney XD. Both of those shows will be airing on Saturday nights. Wrapping… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Star Wars Rebels Renewed for Fourth Season, The Expanse Continues to Improve in the Ratings

 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: Disney announced yesterday that their animated spin-off series Star Wars: Rebels will be returning for a fourth season. That announcement comes as no surprise, even though their had… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Powerless is in Trouble, The Spring Slump is Here Already, 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 Thursday of last week, NBC’s Powerless slipped to a 0.7 rating based on the 18-49 demographic with 2.3 million total viewers when the final numbers… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Breaking News: Incorporated Cancelled by Syfy after One Season

Syfy announced today that their near-future, dystopian series Incorporated will not be returning for a second season. That news comes as somewhat of a surprise seeing as its ratings were not too bad and the network had previously shown a tendency to give its shows two seasons to prove themselves. But with now a third series from the… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of February 27th: Premieres for Time After Time and Making History, Returns for Once Upon A Time and More

This week brings two more mid-season premieres and they happen to both be time travel shows and they happen to be airing on the same night. On Sunday, FOX’s time travel comedy Making History has its bow at 8:30 PM EST, taking up the timeslot that Son of Zorn just vacated (that show has wrapped up its first… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Voltron Legendary Defender Gets a Third Season, The Expanse Sees Some Improvement

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 Renewal: Netflix’s Voltron reboot has now streamed two seasons, receiving pretty good feedback from fans old and new, and apparently a third season of the show is on the way… Read More »

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The Expanse is the Great Space Epic We Asked For, But Where are the Viewers?

Syfy’s The Expanse returned this month for its second season and has been getting rave reviews from the sci fi community so far (it currently holds a 92% Fresh Rating at Rotten Tomatoes). But despite the good buzz, the show hasn’t seemed to have found much of an audience, at least as far as the linear viewing numbers… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Son of Zorn Ends on a Low Note, 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 Trends: FOX’s live-action / animated comedy Son of Zorn wrapped up its first season on Sunday with a 0.7 rating based on the overnights for the 18-49 demographic and… Read More »

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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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