Here’s a list of TV shows that aired (or are expected to air) during the 2020-21 season (roughly September 2020 through August 2021) but won’t be back for the 2021-22 season. Not finding a show that you believe has been cancelled? Check the 2018-19 season list or the 2019-20 season list. You can also check our status pages.
Most recent additions: The Haves and the Have Nots (OWN), The Good Lord Bird (Showtime), Black Lightning (The CW), Conan (TBS), Connecting… (NBC), Filthy Rich (FOX), neXt (FOX), Away (Netflix), Americanah (HBO Max), The Third Day (HBO), LA’s Finest (Spectrum Originals), The President Is Missing (Showtime), Last Man Standing (ABC), On Becoming a God in Central Florida (Showtime), GLOW (Netflix), F Is for Family (Netflix), Wife Swap (Paramount), Supergirl (The CW), and Stumptown (ABC).
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. Some final seasons may be delayed due to the pandemic. If most of the season’s episodes air after August 2021, the show will be moved to the 2021-22 list.
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix)
Based on the Archie comic book series of the same name, this supernatural series lasted for “four parts”, aka two seasons, and a total of 36 episodes before being cancelled.
Evel (USA Network)
A limited series based on the life of stunt performer Evel Knievel, this show was set to star Milo Ventimiglia in the lead role. Due to production delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the series order was cancelled.
Last Man Standing (FOX)
A family sitcom starring Tim Allen, this show first aired on ABC for six seasons before being cancelled. It was later revived on FOX for three more seasons. Season nine is the end.
The streaming service rescued this supernatural cop drama series and ordered a fourth season when it was cancelled by FOX. Netflix later renewed the show for a fifth and final season but then, ordered an additional “final” season.
The President Is Missing (Showtime)
The cable channel ordered a series based on the novel by Bill Clinton and James Patterson. Production was underway but then, due to the pandemic, the show was cancelled.
Sexy Beast (Paramount)
This TV series was envisioned as a prequel series to the 2000 dark comedy film of the same name. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 and the ViacomCBS merger, plans for the series were cancelled.
Tosh.0 (Comedy Central)
The cable channel renewed this series through season 16 (2024) but Comedy Central later decided to pivot away from making live-action comedy series. So, season 12 is the end for comic Daniel Tosh’s series.
Wife Swap (Paramount)
A reality series about two households switching wives/mothers for two weeks, this series originated on ABC (2004-10, 2013). It was then revived on Paramount for two additional seasons and subsequently cancelled.
What do you think? Have any of your favorite shows been cancelled? Which ones are you sorry to see end?