Cancellation Watch Breaking News: Legion Will End with Its Third Season

FX boss John Landgraf announced at the TCAs today that the network’s X-Men linked series Legion will be ending with its upcoming third season. According to Landgraf, series creator Noah Hawley always envisioned this one wrapping up after a three-year run, but I’m sure the ratings factored into the decision as well. Legion debuted in 2017 with decent… Read More »

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Will the Crisis on Infinite Earths Crossover Be Used to Trim Down the Arrow-verse? (Updated)

At the end of the Arrow-verse Elseworlds crossover event in December (which ran across The Flash, Arrow, and Supergirl), The CW indicated that the Fall 2019 crossover will be the Crisis on Infinite Earths. For those not familiar with that, it was one of the first comic book “event series” (coming out in 1985) and it was used… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of February 4th: The Walking Dead Has Its Mid-Season Premiere

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, AMC’s The Walking Dead resumes the post-Rick Grimes era as that series returns from its Winter hiatus… Read More »

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Classic Sci Fi TV: Quatermass (1953)

Classic Sci Fi TV: Our ongoing look back at many of the classics of science fiction and fantasy television. What Is It? This was actually three separate serials that aired in Britain in the 1950’s (plus a final serial in 1979) that focused on Professor Quatermass and his investigations into alien life that has come into contact with… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Breaking News: Netflix Cancels Travelers After Three Seasons

The journey has ended for Travelers. Series star Eric McCormack revealed today on Twitter that there will not be a fourth season of the show: A lot of you have been asking about the possibility of a season four, but many of you have been saying, ‘Look, if this is it, what a moving and surprising and profound… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Breaking News: The CW Renews Arrow, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow, Charmed, and All Its Fall Genre Series

And . . . . . there it is! Around this time of year, especially when the TCAs are going on, The CW has had a tradition of making a blanket renewal announcement for its Fall shows, and the network did not disappoint this year. The CW has renewed all of its Arrow-verse shows along with Black Lightning… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Development: CBS All Access to Reboot The Stand, The CW is Looking for Lost Boys, Netflix is Developing a Resident Evil TV Series, and More

Development activity has picked up with pilot season upon us. Here is a rundown of the announcements from the past couple of weeks. CBS All Access orders The Stand to series Network: CBS All Access Credits: Josh Boone (Writer / Executive Producer), Ben Cavell (Writer / Executive Producer), CBS Television Studios (Studio) Starring: TBA Description: “The Stand is… Read More »

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Cancelled Before It Began: Star Trek Final Frontier

Our ongoing look back at sci fi / fantasy TV shows that were cancelled way too soon or pilots that never made it to series. By late 2005, Star Trek: Enterprise had wrapped up its final season and there were no Trek movies in the works, but an animated web series was put in development to run on… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Brad Wright Is in Talks with MGM about Reviving Stargate, Plus a Starship Troopers TV Series Could Be in the Works

Quick hits from the news related to sci fi and fantasy television. Opening the Gate: In a recent interview, Stargate: SG-1 co-creator Brad Wright said that he has been in talks with MGM about bringing that franchise back to television.  There are no specific plans at the moment and nothing is currently in development to speak of, but… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Scorecard: Siren Enters in the Top 10, Deadly Class and The Passage Slip

Freeform’s fantasy series Siren returned for its second season last week and posted a slight gain to its year-over-year ratings which finds the show entering the Scorecard in the Top 10 at the Number 8 slot. Also debuting last week was Syfy’s The Magicians which was down from last year, finding it at a lower than usual rank… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Breaking News: CBS Renews God Friended Me for a Second Season

CBS announced today that its freshman series God Friended Me will be returning for a second. The news does not come as a big surprise even though its ratings in based on same day viewing in the 18-49 demographic have been only modest during its first year. This one performs better in the total viewers metric, regularly placing… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Weekly Roundup: The Magicians Returns Down, Siren Lures Back Viewers

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: Two shows had their debuts last week on the cable nets, with one returning… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Breaking News: IFC Cancels Stan Against Evil after Three Seasons

Stan will not be fighting evil anymore as series creator Dana Gould has announced that IFC’s horror comedy Stan Against Evil will not be continuing to a fourth season. That show’s numbers are down year-over-year (as is the case with most scripted programming), but the news still comes as somewhat of a surprise because it has been doing… Read More »

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Streaming Finds: Moonlight is Available for Free on CWSeed

Tracking down sci fi and fantasy shows of interest available on the streaming services. What Is It? Immortal vampire Mick Angel works as a private investigator while also protecting the human women whom he saved when she was a child and whom he has grown to love. Starring: Alex O’Loughlin, Sophia Myles, Jason Dohring, Shannyn Sossamon The Skinny:… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of January 28th: New Episodes of The Orville, Counterpart, Star Trek Discovery, and More

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. No premieres, returns, or finales this week as it is pretty much business as usual for the sci fi… Read More »

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