Category Archives: Cancellation Watch

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 Scorecard: Games of Thrones Enters at the Top of the Rankings

For the first time since I have been doing the Scorecard, another show has moved ahead of The Walking Dead in the rankings. HBO’s Game of Thrones returned for its eighth and final season on Sunday and posted a massive 5.0 rating based on same day viewing for the 18-49 demographic. That’s much better than the 1.9 rating… 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 Weekly Roundup: Game of Thrones Reigns in the Ratings With Its S8 Premiere, Legends of Tomorrow Improves

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 Sunday, HBO’s Game of Thrones returned after a long wait with… 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 »

Cancellation Watch Scorecard: Happy! Slips, Cloak and Dagger Enters Low in the Rankings

Syfy’s hard-boiled fantasy Happy! continues to slip in the rankings as that show’s numbers have been down notably in its second season. It dropped four slots this week from Number 28 to Number 32 and could definitely use a Call to Action from fans on the social networks. Freeform’s Marvel superhero series Cloak and Dagger returned last week… Read More »

Cancellation Watch Weekly Roundup: Cloak and Dagger Returns Down, What We Do in the Shadows Improves

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: Continuing a pattern we have been seeing with second season shows this… 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 Scorecard: No Happy Landings in the Rankings for Happy!

Syfy’s hard-boiled fantasy Happy! returned for its second season last week with numbers down notably from its first year which results in the show starting off pretty low in the Scorecard. It opens at the Number 28 slot which is just above Nightflyers–already cancelled by Syfy–and I consider it a Call to Action show. FX’s comedy mockumentary What… Read More »

Cancellation Watch Weekly Roundup: What We Do in the Shadows Has Modest Start, No Happy Returns for Happy!

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 Wednesday last week, FX’s horror comedy mockumentary What We Do in… 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 Scorecard: American Gods Continues to Slip in the Rankings

Starz’s American Gods slipped yet again in the rankings as it dropped from the Number 27 slot to Number 30. That show has already been renewed for a third season, but the poor viewership in its second year suggests that will be its last. AMC’s Into the Badlands entered the Scorecard at the Number 22 slot based on… 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 »