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Cancelled & Renewed ABC TV Shows for 2011-12

Modern Family on ABCWhen is your favorite ABC TV show coming back or, has it already been cancelled? What TV series have been renewed for another season? How many episodes have been ordered? Well, wonder no more. Here’s a list of all of the regular ABC series that have aired (or are expected to air) during the 2011-12 season (now roughly September 2011 – August 2012).

Using this “cheat sheet” you can tell where your favorite ABC program stands; how many episodes are in the current season, when it’ll be back on the air and, of course, if it’s already been renewed or cancelled.

If you can’t find a particular ABC program on this list, it may have been cancelled last season (2010-11) or perhaps the one before (2009-10). For a list of cancelled shows from all networks, you can go here. It may also be possible that we missed something so feel free to let us know in the comments below.

NOTE: This page is no longer being updated. You can find the newest versions here.

TV showsCurrent/latest seasonStatus
20/2034 (unknown eps, aired)renewed for season 35
101 Ways to Leave a Game Show1 (6 eps, aired)cancelled
America's Funniest Home Videos22 (22 eps, aired)renewed for season 23
The Bachelor16 (11 eps, aired)renewed for season 17
The Bachelorette8 (10 eps, aired)not cancelled or renewed yet
Bachelor Pad3 (8 eps)not cancelled or renewed yet
Body of Proof2 (20 eps, aired)renewed for season 3
Castle4 (23 eps, aired)renewed for season 5
Charlie's Angels (2011)1 (8 eps, but 1 didn't air)cancelled
Combat Hospital1 (13 eps but 1 didn't air)cancelled
Cougar Town3 (15 eps,aired)renewed for season 4 on TBS
Dancing with the Stars14 (19 eps, aired)renewed for season 15
Desperate Housewives8 (23 eps, aired)ended 5/13/12
Don't Trust the B in Apartment 231 (13 eps, aired)renewed for season 2
Duets1 (9 eps, aired)not cancelled or renewed yet
Expedition Impossible1 (10 eps, aired)cancelled
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition9 (13 eps, aired)cancelled
Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition2 (8 eps, aired)renewed for season 3
Final Witness1 (7 eps, aired)not cancelled or renewed yet
GCB1 (10 eps, aired)cancelled
The Glass House1 (10 eps, aired)not cancelled or renewed yet
Grey's Anatomy8 (24 eps, aired)renewed for season 9
Happy Endings2 (22 eps, aired)renewed for season 3
Karaoke Battle USA1 (6 eps, aired)cancelled
Last Man Standing1 (24 eps, aired)renewed for season 2
Man Up!1 (13 eps, all released)cancelled
The Middle3 (24 eps, aired)renewed for season 4
Missing1 (10 eps, aired)cancelled
Modern Family3 (24 eps,aired)renewed for season 4
NY Med1 (8 eps, aired)supposedly a one season series
Once Upon a Time1 (22 eps, aired)renewed for season 2
Pan Am1 (14 eps, aired)cancelled
Primetime23 (unknown eps, aired)renewed for season 24
Private Practice5 (22 eps, aired)renewed for season 6
Revenge1 (22 eps, aired)renewed for season 2
The River1 (8 eps, aired)cancelled
Rookie Blue3 (13 eps)renewed for season 4
Scandal1 (7 eps, aired)renewed for season 2
Secret Millionaire3 (13 eps)not cancelled or renewed yet
Shark Tank3 (15 eps, aired)renewed for season 4
Suburgatory1 (22 eps, aired)renewed for season 2
Take the Money and Run1 (6 eps, aired)cancelled
Trust Us With Your Life1 (8 eps)not cancelled or renewed yet
Wife Swap7 (5 eps, aired)renewed for season 8
Wipeout5 (24 eps)renewed for season 6
Work It1 (unknown eps, 2 aired)cancelled

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What do you think? Which ABC TV shows won’t be renewed? Are there any that you wish would be cancelled?

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{ 331 comments… read them below or add one }

Nikki July 5, 2012 at 11:15 pm

On the other hand, happy to know that Revenge, Once Upon a Time made it to season 2, but wondering about Homeland? Will there be season 2? I hope!


Sandra Konechny July 4, 2012 at 8:02 pm

my spouse & I are very disappointed to learn “Missing” is cancelled. we looked forward to every episode. how are we to find out what happened next.


nikki mitchell July 3, 2012 at 8:40 pm

I just wanted to say i am very upset that ur network would cancel a show that my kids and i watched every time it came on………Missing was a great show!!!!!! I have all the eposides saved on my dvr!!!! Its always the shows that are wonderful that get canceled and the stupid one stay on T.V!!!!!!


Nikki July 5, 2012 at 11:03 pm

So sad to hear the cancellation of Missing… I love Ashley Judd and Sean Bean, wish you could do something. It was a great show!


carol July 3, 2012 at 12:04 am

Love Duets show!!!!!!!! Hope they renew it!! All the stars are great. Especially Love Kelly Clarkson. She’s spunky, and Very authentic.


Thanh July 1, 2012 at 12:01 am

Expedition Impossible should NOT be cancelled! It was a great show!


Gil June 27, 2012 at 7:00 pm

Expedition Impossible should have been renewed!!! An actual entertaining show that involved real people and a variety of challenges. So many other shows are so terrible, shows like Rookie Blue and Wife Swap (the list goes on and on) are complete crap.


farru June 27, 2012 at 8:56 am

save GCB please
amazing Show!


Mike June 27, 2012 at 2:53 am

I liked Missing and Awake was alright! The River was utter shite and deserved to be cancelled! The rest I couldn’t care less about mostly rubbish shows


Cheryl June 25, 2012 at 10:58 am

I loved Missing. Great suspence. Oh well, the network can just keep all those other stupid programs. CBS isn’t any better, nor is NBC. Harrys’s Law is gone so is Awake, and Unforgottable. To bad. I’ll rent videos in stead.


Elizabeth Wilson June 24, 2012 at 6:03 pm

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Blueyze76 June 22, 2012 at 3:30 pm

The revolution was the dumbest show out there. You’re probably the only one who actually would like it back for a 2nd season. Abc cancelled one of the eat soap operas for that stupid useless show. It proves that the people at abc have no clue what thy are doing. Take your heads out if your asses people of abc.


Lattie June 11, 2012 at 8:37 pm

The Finder was an Original thought out show and was very fun to watch. When you move a show around and continually have gaps of 2-3 weeks between shows, of course the ratings go down. Fox did the same thing to Human Target. You had to really look for it because of the baseball, basketball, or football seasons. It wasn’t a copycat show. It was very new ,creative show. Too bad Fox doesn’t see a good show when it comes along. Why not keep a show following Bones or before Bones. CBS did it with NCIS and NCIS Los Angeles and it has been a successful move.


Carol June 11, 2012 at 2:00 pm

Please reinstate The Revolution. If you have to put on soap operas or that Katie Curic show please consider moving The Revolution to a different time slot – like 11 a.m.cst. That show is very informative, interesting and entertaining.


Daphne Capps July 7, 2012 at 5:02 pm

Amen to that!!


JennaLee June 9, 2012 at 10:18 pm

I seriously just don’t know what is wrong with people.. they watch stupid shows like the New Girl but they cancel The Finder and Pan Am ! Good shows that I start to like get canceled…really pisses me off!


ben June 9, 2012 at 6:28 am

i dont undastand why this fuckin ABC likes cancelling great tv shows like missing!!fuck!i just hate this network!no wonder cwtv ruuules!!!!!


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