Cancellation Watch: Rumor Control on Supergirl, Limitless, and Agent Carter. Which CW Shows Won’t Make It? Plus the Scorecards.

By | March 11, 2016

supergirl-cbs-cancelledRumor Control: There have been a lot of claims circulating around the internet that certain shows have been renewed or will be renewed, but no official announcements yet, so it is time to address some of those rumors. First of all, let’s take a look at the CBS rumors which I admit I got caught up in until the TV Grim Reaper shook me back to reality.  The network’s CEO Leslie Moonves made the following claim at an investor conference: “We have five new shows on the air. Of the five, I believe all five of them will be renewed. And we own four of them.”  Problem with that statement is that CBS has seven new shows this season, one of which (Angel from Hell) has already been cancelled and two of which have not debuted yet.  Now perhaps they feel good about all of them and conference room discussion point toward renewing them (even though the numbers for Supergirl and Limitless are way down), but there are no guarantees those shows will be back or that the five number Moonves mentioned will stick.   And since two of the shows (Rush Hour and Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders) have not debuted yet, there’s no telling what will happen with them.  Basically, the CBS exec was just trying to assure investors and his comments are in no way a guarantee of renewal for any show (and he also said he believes they will be renewed, not they will be).  Read the full article at our partner site

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