TV Series Tracker: Renewed and Canceledby IMDb-Editors | last updated - 17 hours ago
IMDb is keeping track of which scripted series are renewed and canceled (or just ending on their own terms). Read on to learn the fates of your favorite shows.
Announced: April 11, 2019
Not long after debuting its full Season 1 on Prime Video, the action-adventure series "Hanna" — inspired by the 2011 film of the same name — received a second-season order. There was no word at time of the announcement regarding which cast members would be returning.
Canceled: "Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television," "Champaign ILL," "Do You Want to See a Dead Body?" and "Sideswiped"
Announced: April 10, 2019
As part of a reported change to its original- and scripted-series strategy, YouTube bid adieu to four of its scripted (and semi-scripted) series: "Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television" after two seasons and "Champaign ILL," "Do You Want to See a Dead Body?" and "Sideswiped" after their lone seasons.
Renewed: "Killing Eve"
Announced: April 8, 2019
Hours after the Season 2 premiere of "Killing Eve," BBC America announced that it had renewed the series for a third season. Suzanne Heathcote, who has written for "Fear the Walking Dead, will take over as lead writer for the thriller — the third person in that role, after Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Season 1) and Emerald Fennell (Season 2).
Renewed: "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
Announced: March 29, 2019
The title of "longest-running primetime live-action series" now goes to "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," with NBC renewing it for a 21st season. The move also makes Mariska Hargitay's Lt. Olivia Benson the longest-running character on a primetime live-action (i.e., not animated) series on television.
Canceled: "Origin" and "Overthinking with Kat & June"
Announced: March 27, 2019
YouTube will say goodbye to two of its original series: the space-travel drama "Origin" and the comedy "Overthinking with Kat & June." The site reportedly was considering moving away from expensive scripted dramas at the time of the announcement.
Announced: March 25, 2019
No surprise to learn that Fox’s No. 1 drama series will be back for a third season.
Announced: March 24, 2019
Hulu has renewed this teen superhero drama, set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, for a third season of 10 episodes.
Announced: March 8, 2019
Showtime announced that the final episode of "SMILF" Season 2 will serve as the series finale, as the network will not pick it up for a third season. Variety also reported that ABC Studios would be suspending the show's creator, Frankie Shaw, without pay with regard to her overall deal. In late 2018, allegations surfaced regarding Shaw's behavior with another actress on the show.
Renewed: "The Haunting of Hill House"
Announced: Feb. 21, 2019
Netflix has ordered a second season of "The Haunting of Hill House" — only without the "hill house" and potentially, without the Season 1 cast. The series is being reimagined as an anthology with a new setting and new characters for the new batch of episodes.
Canceled: "Friends From College"
Announced: Feb. 19, 2019
Netflix has canceled this ensemble comedy after two seasons. The show, which debuted its second season in January, had a cast that included Keegan-Michael Key, Fred Savage, Cobie Smulders, Nat Faxon, Annie Parisse, Jae Suh Park, and Billy Eichner.
Canceled: "The Punisher" and "Jessica Jones"
Announced: Feb. 18, 2019
Netflix has completed its cancelation of Marvel superhero series by axing "The Punisher" and "Jessica Jones." It follows the cancelation of "Daredevil," "Luke Cage," "Iron Fist," and team-up miniseries "The Defenders." The third season of "Jessica Jones" will air on Netflix but will mark the end of Marvel shows on the streaming platform.
Renewed: "Carmen Sandiego"
Announced: Feb. 15, 2019
Netflix announced via Twitter that this animated series, which debuted with nine episodes in January 2019, would return for a second season. It was not clear at the time of the announcement whether that second season would be an extension of Netflix's reported initial order of 20 episodes or a separate order.
Renewed: "The Magicians"
Announced: Jan. 22, 2019
On the eve of this series' Season 4 premiere, Syfy announced that it had ordered a fifth season of the magic-oriented show.
Canceled: "Channel Zero"
Announced: Jan. 16, 2019
SYFY canceled this horror anthology after four seasons.
Announced: Jan. 4, 2019
History Channel announced that "Vikings" will end after its 20-episode sixth season.
Canceled: "Z Nation"
Announced: Dec. 22, 2018
Syfy announced that after five seasons, "Z Nation" has been canceled. The Dec. 28 season finale will be its final episode.
Canceled: "Midnight, Texas"
Announced: Dec. 21, 2018
NBC announced it was canceling the series as it wraps its second season. The supernatural drama is based on books by "True Blood" author Charlaine Harris.
Announced: Dec. 21, 2018
According to NBC, Marlon Wayans' sitcom will not return for a third season.
Renewed: "Van Helsing"
Announced: Dec. 18, 2018
SYFY has ordered a fourth season of this vampire-hunter series, with Jonathan Walker ("Wu Assassins") replacing Neil LaBute as showrunner. No word yet on if Season 4 will continue Season 3's trend of naming episodes after Soundgarden songs. (If we're sticking with the grunge canon, might we suggest Tad?)
Renewed: "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina"
Announced: Dec. 18, 2018
With Season 2 — excuse us, Part 2, per Netflix's nomenclature — of "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" set to bow in April 2019, Netflix announced that it had ordered two additional parts (which are seasons) of the Kiernan Shipka-led series. Production will start in 2019.
Renewed: "Tell Me a Story"
Announced: Dec. 17, 2018
CBS All Access announced it had ordered a second season of this fairy-tale-with-a-twist series shortly before its Season 1 finale.