Cancellation Watch Breaking News: Sleepy Hollow Cancelled by FOX After Four Seasons

In a late news break last night, FOX announced that their supernatural series Sleepy Hollow will not be coming back for a fifth season. The comes as no surprise seeing as it is one of the network’s lowest rated shows and the once-dedicated fans appear to have mostly abandoned it after that major character death at the end of… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Final Scorecard Before the Upfronts; What Are the Chances for Once Upon A 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. Final Scorecard: This will be the final scorecard before the broadcast networks have their upfront presentations to the advertisers next week and unveil their schedules for the 2017-18 season. Plenty… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Breaking News: The CW Cancels Frequency After One Season

Leading off what will certainly be a busy week of renewal and cancellation announcements, The CW has cancelled their freshman time travel-themed series Frequency. The news comes as no surprise as that show debuted to tepid ratings last Fall, even for the fifth place network, and those slipped further as it aired its thirteen episode season. The show had… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of May 8th: Once Upon A Time Has Its Season (Possibly Series) Finale

ABC’s Once Upon A Time has its season finale on May 14th and that could very well be its series finale as well. According to series creators Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz, that episode will wrap up many of the story arcs from the show’s six year run. They have plans for a possible reboot of the show… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: What are the Renewal Chances for The Last Man on Earth and FOX’s Other Sci Fi Comedies?

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 Chances: As we head into the May Upfronts for the broadcast networks I will be looking at some of this season’s marginal series and considering their chances for renewal.  FOX… Read More »

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NBC Should Embrace The Fan Support For Timeless And Not Repeat The Mistake Of Firefly

We are headed into the Upfronts when the broadcast networks unveil their 2017–18 schedules to the advertisers. On Monday, May 15, NBC will have its presentation, and by that time (if not before) we should know which shows from the current season are cancelled and which ones will continue for another year. One science fiction show in particular… Read More »

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Cancellation Breaking News: Emerald City Cancelled by NBC After One Season

Coming as no surprise, NBC announced late yesterday that their Wizard of Oz re-imagining Emerald City has been cancelled after one season. That show lived a troubled life as it was originally greenlighted to series for the 2014-15 season but cancelled in production then later revived with a different creative team. It took several years to finally make… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Breaking News: Hulu Renews The Handmaid’s Tale for a Second Season

Hulu announced yesterday at their Upfront presentation that their dystopian series The Handmaid’s Tale will be returning for a second season.  The renewal indicates that the series will likely go beyond the events of the book it is based on because the current ten-episode season should cover most if not all of the story from the novel.  Plus,… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: Freakish Gets Renewed by Hulu; What Are the Chances Frequency Will Get a 2nd 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. Renewal Announcement: Word broke yesterday that the horror series Freakish will continue for a second season on the streaming service Hulu. That series bowed back in Fall and completed its ten… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: What are the Chances for Timeless to Get a Second Season?

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 Chances: As we head into the May Upfronts for the broadcast networks I will be looking at some of this season’s marginal series and considering their chances for renewal. NBC’s… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Breaking News: Into the Badlands Renewed for a 3rd Season, Powerless Gets Pulled from the Schedule

AMC announced today that their post-apocalyptic martial arts series Into the Badlands will be returning for a third season. The news does not come as a huge surprise even though the show’s numbers have dropped off notably without The Walking Dead as its lead-in. With that show, Into the Badlands averaged a 1.4 rating based on the overnights… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: What Are Sleepy Hollow’s Chances of Getting a 5th 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. Renewal Chances: As we head into the May Upfronts for the broadcast networks I will be looking at some of this season’s marginal series and considering their chances for renewal.  FOX’s… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of April 24th: Premieres for The Handmaid’s Tale and American Gods, The CW Shows are Back, and More

Time to buckle in because the Spring season kicks into high gear this week with two premieres and several shows returning from hiatus. On Wednesday, Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale will be available for streaming and on Sunday Starz’s The American Gods has its premiere. All of The CW shows that have been on their second hiatus resume new… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch: SuperMansion Gets a Third Season, Agents of SHIELD is Trending Up

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: Crackle announced this week that their animated superhero parody series SuperMansion will be returning for a third season.  The news comes as no big surprise because the show’s first… Read More »

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Cancelled Too Soon: Intelligence (2014)

In this blink-and-you-missed-it show, Gabriel Vaughn (Josh Holloway) is a high-tech intelligence operative who has had a micro-chip implanted in his brain that allows him to access the internet and other computer networks. It was an interesting show that had the requisite amount of procedural stories that CBS usually demands of its drama entries, but also delivered a… Read More »

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