Category Archives: Cancellation Watch

Cancellation Watch Breaking News: The CW Renews The Flash, Supernatural and All the Shows You Would Expect, Plus Constantine Will Come Back as an Animated Series

Renewal Announcements: The CW was busy at the TCA’s this weekend and delivered one of its usual large renewal announcements, though it fell short of including all the network’s Fall shows.  Among the genre entries coming back for the 2017-18 season are all the ones you would expect: The Flash, Arrow, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, and Supernatural.  Those… Read More »

Cancellation Watch: MacGyver and The Exorcist Remain Down, The Librarians Improves, Plus the Ratings Roundup

Ratings Results of Interest: It was a pretty slow weekend with many shows on their Winter breaks or having wrapped up for the Fall, but there are still some numbers to report.  On Friday, MacGyver remained at a 1.0 rating for CBS based on the overnights for the 18-49 demographic with 7.7 million total viewers. Of course, a… Read More »

Cancellation Watch: The Walking Dead Improves for its Fall Finale, Plus the Ratings Roundup

The Walking Dexit: On Sunday, The Walking Dead improved to a 5.1 rating based on the overnights for the 18-49 demographic with 10.6 million total viewers. Its numbers went up as expected because of its Fall finale, but the show is still down notably from last season. When TWD wrapped up for its Winter break last year, it… Read More »

Cancellation Watch: Westworld Wraps Up Its First Season on a High Note, The Walking Dexit Slows, Plus the Ratings Roundup

Season Finale: On Sunday, the Westworld season finale pulled a 1.02 rating based on the overnights for the 18-49 demographic with its highest total viewers yet at 2.24 million. With the multiple airings and the HBO Go and Now streaming factored in, the network reported total viewership of 3.6 million on Sunday night. And according to Deadline Hollywood,… Read More »

Cancellation Watch: Dirk Gently Gets a Second Season, The Librarians Season 3 Debut Looks Good, Plus the Ratings Roundup

Renewal Announcement: BBC America announced yesterday that their freshman series Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, based on the Douglas Adams books, will be getting a ten episode second season, up from the eight episodes for its first season.  The news comes as a bit of a surprise based on the fact that the show has barely registered in… Read More »

Cancellation Watch: Could the New Inhumans Series Replace Agents of SHIELD? The Walking Dexit Continues, Plus the Ratings Roundup

New Series Announcement: ABC and Marvel Studios have announced plans for an Inhumans TV series that will be eight episodes long for its first season and will debut next Fall.  The interesting thing about this is that it will not spin-off from Agents of SHIELD, which already prominantly features several Inhumans, but will instead be based on the… Read More »

Cancellation Watch: Lucifer Gets Full Season Order, From Dusk Till Dawn Could be Done, The Walking Dead Falls, Plus the Ratings Roundup

News of Note: FOX announced yesterday that their supernatural dramedy Lucifer, based on the Neil Gaiman comic book, will be getting its “Back 9” episodes for its second season to give it a full twenty-two ep order. The news does not come as a huge surprise, but it was also not guaranteed because the show is currently performing… Read More »

Cancellation Watch: The Walking Dead Returns Strong, But Can it Hold Up? Plus the Ratings Roundup

Season Premiere: On Sunday, AMC’s The Walking Dead had its much anticipated Season 7 debut and enjoyed a stratospheric 8.4 rating based on the overnights for the 18-49 demographic with 17 million total viewers.  That has it close to the series high ratings it had with its Season 5 premiere where it pulled an 8.7 rating with 17.3… Read More »

Cancellation Watch: CBS Cancels Braindead after One Season, Plus the Ratings Roundup

Cancellation Announcement: Coming as no surprise, CBS announced late yesterday that their Summer series Braindead has been cancelled. That sci fi political satire bowed with only a 0.7 rating based on the overnights for the 18-49 demographic which are poor numbers even for a Summer entry. Its numbers went down from there, and the Network Executioner has been sharpening… Read More »

Cancellation Watch: Westworld Slips but is Still Looking Good, Plus the Ratings Roundup

Westworld Week 2: HBO’s Westworld slipped a bit with its second episode to a 0.67 rating based on the overnights for the 18-49 demographic and 1.5 million total viewers. The competition was stiff on the night with NFL Football and the Presidential Debates, and HBO knew that so they released the episode early on their streaming services. Based on… Read More »