Cancelled Before It Began: The Veil (1958)

Our ongoing look back at sci fi / fantasy TV shows that were cancelled way too soon or pilots that never made it to series. Referred to as “the greatest television series never seen”, this anthology series was hosted by the legendary Boris Karloff and it presented supernatural tales of horror that were allegedly based on actual reported… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Scorecard: The Passage, Deadly Class, and More Slip in the Rankings

Several shows slipped in the rankings this week due to declining ratings. FOX’s The Passage slipped two slots to Number 16 after its ratings dropped last week. Syfy’s Deadly Class slipped one slot to Number 13 as that show has been trending down for several weeks. The CW’s Roswell New Mexico dropped three slots to Number 14 after… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Weekly Roundup: The Gifted Goes Out on a Low Note, The Walking Dead Holds Steady

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 Tuesday last week, FOX’s The Gifted slipped to a 0.4 rating based on… Read More »

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Streaming Finds: Space 1999 The Complete Series Is Available at Shout Factory TV

Streaming Finds: Tracking down sci fi and fantasy shows of interest available on the streaming services. What Is It? The Moon gets torn out of orbit Earth’s orbit when a nuclear waste dump erupts in a massive explosion, sending the inhabitants of Moonbase Alpha on a journey through the stars. They encounter alien civilizations and cosmic phenomena as… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of March 4th: American Gods Has Its Season 2 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 brings another Mid-Season premiere as Starz’s American Gods, based on the Neil Gaiman book of the same… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Genre Gems: Carnivale (2003)

Sci Fi TV Genre Gems: Forgotten magic and hidden treasures from the worlds of sci fi TV What Is It? This series follows a traveling carnival making its way through Dust Bowl America in the days of the Great Depression. A young man with strange powers joins the carnival at the behest of “management” and that sets him on… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV News Briefs: A New Spin-Off of The Walking Dead Is in the Works, Constantine Could Be Returning to His Own Series, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. The Dead Walk On:  AMC has officially announced plans for third series in The Walking Dead franchise, something that they had previously been hinting at.  There are no details available on the series yet, but the company’s COO Ed Carroll has… Read More »

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Cancelled Too Soon: Roar (1997)

Our ongoing look back at sci fi / fantasy TV shows that were cancelled way too soon or pilots that never made it to series. This fantasy series debuted on FOX in July of 1997 when that network was trying to expand its programming to the Summer months.  It was created by former teen heartthrob Shaun Cassidy (who… Read More »

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Call to Action: Fans Are Pulling Out the Big Guns to Support Wynonna Earp

Last week, news broke that production on the fourth season of Syfy’s supernatural western Wynonna Earp has been delayed because the show’s production company IDW Entertainment has run into some financial troubles.  Fans immediately took to Twitter as the news started to spread and showed their support with the #FightForWynonna hashtag (also the misspelled version #FightForWynnona).  Since then,… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Breaking News: The Voyage for Star Trek Discovery Will Continue for a Third Season

The voyage continues for Star Trek: Discovery as CBS All Access has renewed that show for a third season. That news does not come as a big surprise especially after the streaming service recorded a record-breaking increase in subscriptions during the weekend of its second season premiere. The first season of the series debuted in 2017 and led… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Scorecard: Siren Is Still Sinking in the Rankings

Freeform’s paranormal drama Siren has seen its ratings slip since its second season premiere and that show dropped yet another rung in the Scorecard this week to Number 17.  That puts it barely in the upper half of the rankings and this one could definitely benefit from a Call to Action by fans on the social networks.  Improving… Read More »

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Cancellation Watch Weekly Roundup: The Orville Improves, Siren May Be Sinking

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: With most of The CW shows on a break last week, there was not… Read More »

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Steaming Finds: All Five Seasons of Person of Interest Are Available on Netflix

Streaming Finds: Tracking down sci fi and fantasy shows of interest available on the streaming services. What Is It? A brilliant and wealthy programmer creates an AI system that can track and predict terrorist activity and that can also predict when an individual might be in danger or a threat to someone else. The government is not interested… Read More »

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Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of February 25th: The Gifted Has Its Season (Series?) Finale, Shadowhunters Returns

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. We are already at the end of February with one show leaving the schedule and another returning.  FOX’s The… Read More »

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Classic Sci Fi TV: Firefly (2002)

Classic Sci Fi TV: Our ongoing look back at many of the classics of science fiction and fantasy television. What Is It? Five hundred years in the future, humans have expanded across the galaxy and the central governing force known as the Alliance rules over the colonists with a tight grip. A group of former rebels and outlaws… Read More »

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