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  • Manifest’s Destiny is deferred as NBC cancels show…

    The problem with any show that boasts a long-term plan for a mysterious, twisting, mythology-heavy storyline is that, all too often, that story leaves viewers hanging when a network decides it’s not going to renew it. Plenty of network shows with passionate, if not huge, fanbases have been frustrated...
  • Dreadful news as Showtime’s ‘City of Angels’ fails to fly to S2…

    In something of a surprise move, industry site Variety broke the news that the critically-acclaimed Penny Dreadful: City of Angels has not been renewed by Showtime and has effectively been cancelled after one season. No reason was given for the cancellation. However though the series was well-liked, it was...
  • CBS: Most shows safe, but ‘Scorpion’ fate stings…

    Though its hit franchise shows are safe (NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles, NCIS: New Orleans and Hawaii Five-O  along with MacGyver, SEAL Team, Elementary and SWAT  will all be back) and another newcomer Instinct (with Alan Cumming) has been renewed,  CBS has announced that Scorpion will not. The high-concept dramedy...
  • ABC : Designated Casualties of primetime…

    Though FOX‘s bloodbath of series cancellations attracted a lot of the media coverage, ABC also had its fair-share of casualties. Designated Survivor, which featured Kiefer Sutherland as a low-level politician thrust into the Oval Office after a terrorist attack wipes out most of Congress, will not survive into a...
  • FOX: Damned Shame as network kills cult shows…

    This time of year is always a controversial one for the US television networks. Plans are being made on which shows to greenlight for the next year – usually beginning broadcast between September and December. But to make way for those, other series are cancelled and there are usually...