Sci Fi Cancellation Watch: CBS Needs to Do the Right Thing with Person Of Interest, Vixen Renewed, Plus the Weekly Ratings Roundup

person-of-interest-cancelledIt’s now January and there is still no word on when the fifth season of CBS’ Person of Interest will bow and whether that truly is the show’s last year.  But executive producer J.J. Abrams was at the TCAs this weekend promoting his new time travel series 11.22.63 and when asked about PoI he commented “my guess is it is the final season”.  That really comes as no surprise, though, because word is that the show was nearly cancelled last year (though CBS has no one to blame but itself and its poor scheduling for the ratings drop off), and the final deal had the network only committing to a thirteen episode fifth season.  And from what I have heard, the writers and producers have approached it as the show’s last year.  I’m sure hardcore fans would like to see a few more seasons of this show, but it has had a good run (over a hundred episodes once it is all said and done) and it will get the opportunity to go out on its own terms.  I personally count myself as a fan of the show, but I’m not disappointed knowing that it is likely going into its last year.  The main thing that bothers me is that CBS seems to be kicking the show to the curb.  Read the full article at our partner site CancelledSciFi.com.