Here’s a list of TV shows that aired (or are expected to air) during the 2017-18 season (roughly September 2017 through August 2018) but won’t be back for the 2018-19 season. Not finding a show that you believe has been cancelled? Check the 2016-17 season list or the 2018-19 season list.
Most recent additions: The Four: Battle for Stardom, Phenoms (FOX), Showtime at the Apollo (FOX), Pink Collar Crimes (CBS), Castaways (ABC), 20/20: In An Instant (ABC), The Last Defense (ABC), In Contempt (BET), The Gong Show (ABC), The Proposal (ABC), Humans (AMC), Sideswiped (YouTube), Do You Want to See a Dead Body? (YouTube), The Innocents (Netflix), Love Connection (FOX), Let’s Get Physical (Pop), Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly (NBC), Trial & Error (NBC), Marlon (NBC), Who Is America? (Showtime), Detroiters (Comedy Central), Hit the Floor (BET), Another Period (Comedy Central), Take Two (ABC), Salvation (CBS), Reverie (NBC), Good Behavior (TNT), Alone Together (Freeform), Marvel’s Luke Cage (Netflix), All About the Washingtons (Netflix), Nathan for You (Comedy Central), Outcast (Cinemax), I’m Dying Up Here (Showtime), Freakish (Hulu), Dietland (AMC), American Woman (Paramount Network), Sofia the First (Disney Junior), The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale (Netflix), The Break With Michelle Wolf (Netflix), and The Royals (E!).
This list will be updated as the season progresses so feel free to bookmark and check back. If I’ve missed something, please let me know.
A bachelor and his younger brother have their worlds turned upside down when they learn that the elder brother has a 15 year old son who comes to live with them. It was dropped after one season of 10 episodes.
The Chris Gethard Show (truTV)
This comedy and variety show ran for two seasons on Fusion before moving to truTV for a third and final season. Chris Gethard announced that the show had been cancelled.
Famous In Love (Freeform)
A college student gets her big break in Hollywood and then has to deal with the consequences of fame. This series, developed by I. Marlene King, lasted for two seasons before being cancelled.
Hap and Leonard (SundanceTV)
Set in a fictional town in Texas, this dark comedy/crime drama revolves around a pair of best friends who always seem to find trouble. It was cancelled after three seasons.
House of Cards (Netflix)
Following sexual assault allegations against star Kevin Spacey, it was announced that season six would be the end of the series. Production was soon suspended and Spacey was later fired.
Let’s Get Physical (Pop)
A comedy about fitness gurus facing off at the National Aerobics Championships, this series ran for eight low-rated episodes. The cable channel decided not to make a second season.
Marvel’s Deadpool (FXX)
The cable channel ordered this animated series in May 2017 but cancelled their plans in March 2018 due to creative differences with showrunners and executive producers Donald and Stephen Glover.
The Mindy Project (Hulu)
FOX cancelled this Mindy Kaling comedy after three seasons but Hulu picked it up and kept it going for three more rounds. In March 2017, Kaling announced season six is the end.
Once Upon a Time (ABC)
The network moved the fantasy series to Friday nights while the creative team attempted to revitalize the series with new characters. The ratings were too low so season seven is the end.
The Opposition with Jordan Klepper (Comedy Central)
A late-night talk and satire series, this show was cancelled after one season. However, the cable channel concurrently announced that a primetime show was in the works for the host.
Pink Collar Crimes (CBS)
A true-crime series hosted by Marcia Clark, this show examines regular women who took big risks, pocketed big cash, and then served hard time for their crimes. It lasted for eight episodes.
The Shannara Chronicles (Spike TV/ Paramount Network )
After a low-rated season on MTV, this drama series was moved to Spike TV and the numbers fell much lower. The show was cancelled after two seasons but producers hoped to find a new home for season three.
Throwing Shade (TV Land)
Hosted by Parks and Recreation‘s Erin Gibson and Superstore‘s Bryan Safi, the comedic late-night comedy program was inspired by the podcast and Funny Or Die video series of the same name.
Wisdom of the Crowd (CBS)
The network opted not to order any further episodes beyond the initial 13 installments, essentially cancelling the series. Low ratings and sexual assault allegations against star Jeremy Piven likely killed the Sunday night drama.
Note: Designated Survivor has been removed from the list because it was revived by Netflix for a third season. Bunk’d has been removed because it was renewed for a fourth season. The Alienist has been removed because Angel of Darkness was initially announced as a sequel series but has since been treated as a second season of the original series.
What do you think? Have any of your favorite shows been cancelled? Which ones are you sorry to see end?