Sci Fi TV Status Report


The Sci Fi TV Status Report  monitors the viewership levels for the currently airing sci fi and fantasy shows as well as their renewal and cancellation prospects. This column usually comes out on Tuesdays except when there are ratings delays due to the holidays.  Also be sure to keep an eye on the Cancellation Watch Scorecard at this site that ranks all the shows from the current season based on their ratings performance as well as the Cancellation Watch Page which gives a rundown of the all the currently airing, returning, upcoming, and recently cancelled/ended shows.  And for the latest news and updates on genre television be sure to check out This Week In Sci Fi TV on Fridays.

This Week’s Post: Viacom Changes Could be Early Signs of Peak TV Slowing; Plus the Ratings Results

November 14th: The Gifted Should Be Gifted with a Second Season

November 7th: The Inhumans, Ghost Wars, Superstition, and The Shannara Chronicles Move to Cancellation Likely; Stranger Things Ratings Data, and More

October 30th: The Orville Scores in Delayed Viewing; A Quantum Leap Revival? and More

October 24th: CBS Renews Star Trek: Discovery, Cancels Zoo; The Walking Dead Returns Down, and More

October 17th: The Exorcist And The Inhumans Are On The Bubble, Chris Carter Wants More Millennium, and More

October 10th: The Syfy And Friday Shows Are Facing Ratings Challenges, Constantine is Back, and More

October 3rd: Early Fall Ratings Look Good For The Gifted, Not So Good For The Inhumans; Status Updates on Stranger Things, The Last Ship, and Channel Zero

September 26th: Star Trek: Discovery Has Good Launch, A Possible Teen Wolf Spin-Off, Dark Matter Update, and More

September 19th: The Orville Slows Down, Stitchers is Cancelled, Fear the Walking Dead Continues to Slip, and More

September 13th: The Orville Has Decent Launch, Class Is Cancelled

September 6th:  Fans Campaign to Save Dark Matter and Zoo

August 29th: Game Of Thrones Sets Another Record With S7 Finale, Midnight Texas Drops in the Scorecard, and More

August 22nd: Stranger Things Eyeing a 3rd and Possibly 4th Season, The Last Ship Starts Slow and More

August 15th: Talks In Progress on Hannibal S4, Wayward Pines Update, Game of Thrones Sets a New Record, and More

August 2nd: Killjoys Improves, Game of Thrones Holds Strong, People of Earth Returns Down, and More

July 25th: Renewals for Wynonna Earp and Iron Fist, The Originals To End, and More

July 18th: Game of Thrones Slays Peak TV, The Strain Has Decent Return, Slasher Season 2 on the Way, Ratings Improvements, and More

July 11th: Zoo Could Be in Trouble, Castlevania Gets a Second Season, The Mist is Fading, and More

July 6th: Zoo and Killjoys Continue the Low Ratings Trend of Summer, The Mist Drops, and More

June 27th:  The Mist Has a Hazy Start, Preacher Looks Okay, Fear the Walking Dead Holds, and More

June 20th: Wynonna Earp and Dark Matter Improve, Fear The Walking Dead Drops, And More

June 13th: Dark Matter and Wynonna Earp Return Low, Sense8 is Still Cancelled, and More

June 6th: Fear the Walking Dead Returns Low, The Leftovers Goes Out Strong, Twin Peaks Sees Good Streaming Gains, and More