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(Updated 5-12-15) The upfronts are right around the corner (the week of 5-12-15). This is the time when networks sell ad time to the advertisers that pummel you with those overly loud and sometimes senseless TV commercials.

The money spent by advertisers for ad time from TV and cable networks is crazy. The advertisers spend around ~$15-20 billion per season!

SO as the networks look to sell ad time, they start announcing their new shows, renewals of popular shows and the shows that are no longer moving forward, or cancelled.

With that said, here’s the list of shows that have been cancelled for the 2015/2016 TV season. The list includes shows that ended their runs already or have been announced this week as cancelled.

CANCELLED TV SHOWS:

  • A to Z,
  • About A Boy, (cute show, but…)
  • Allegiance,
  • Backstrom, (We were never given a reason to care about him)
  • Bad Judge,
  • Battle Creek, (Rumored)
  • Constantine, (We never cared about the main character)
  • Cristela,
  • Forever,
  • Glee,
  • Gracepoint,
  • Hart of Dixie,
  • Manhattan Love Story,
  • Marry Me,
  • Mulaney,
  • One Big Happy,
  • Parenthood,
  • Parks and Recreation,
  • Red Band Society,
  • Resurrection, (Cute mythical mystery, but…)
  • Revenge,
  • Selfie,
  • Stalker, (This was a good show, but not enough folks caught on)
  • State of Affairs,
  • The Following,
  • The McCarthys, (Rumored)
  • The Mentalist,
  • The Messengers,
  • The Millers,
  • The Mindy Project (But Hulu has picked up for two streaming seasons.)
  • The Taste,
  • Two and a Half Men,
  • Utopia.

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Since I just gave you some bad news about shows you might have enjoyed, here’s a list of shows that are returning for the 2015/2016 Fall season or this upcoming 2015 Summer season:

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FX Summer Schedule

Tuesday, June 16
Tyrant (season premiere)

Thursday, July 16
Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll (series premiere)
Married (season premiere)

No word on when The Strain or a few other shows are coming out yet.

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ABC has cancelled

Cristela,
Forever,
Resurrection,
Revenge, and
The Taste.

ABC renewed these new shows for the upcoming 2015/2016 TV season:

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SIMPSONS, CHICAGO, BEAUTY & THE BEAST, SUPERGIRL…

May 6, 2015

New shows, renewals and premiere dates… The Simpsons The Simpsons found themselves getting yet one more renewal from Fox, this time good for another two years. And the mindlessly fun animated keeps on going… It is amazing how this show resonates with the world on a Sunday night. It’s the perfect lead-in to Mondays for […]

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SYFY And TRAVEL CHANNEL News (Renewal News)

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NBC Renewal Announcements: Was THE BLACKLIST, GRIMM, And Others Picked Up?

February 6, 2015

NBC announced renewals for several of its shows, while curiously, one particular series is missing from the announced lineup. For those of you who like The Blacklist, Grimm, Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D., or Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, you are in luck because they have been renewed for the 2015-16 TV season. Not on […]

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TV News For The Week: Longoria, Arnett, CRIMINAL MINDS, X-FILES…

January 21, 2015

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January 15, 2015

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The CW Renews Eight!

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January 11, 2015

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RIZZOLI & ISLES Renewed

December 10, 2014

Fans should be happy that RIZZOLI & ISLES has been Renewed for one more season because

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Travel Channel 2015 Plans, + Renewals For RECTIFY and SKIN WARS

December 2, 2014

Check out these TV news bits from Sundance, WGN and Travel Channel networks: RECTIFY If you are a fan of Sundance Channel’s Rectify, you know how powerful of a story this series tells. And if you were wondering if it is coming back for a third season, do not worry. Sundance has renewed Rectify for […]

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LONGMIRE Saved For A Fourth Season

November 21, 2014

Hey gang, back in September, we learned that A&E had cancelled Longmire, via not renewing the Robert Taylor starrer for a fourth season. That despite being the network’s most watched “original drama series.” It is confusing when a TV series that is doing well for a network gets sheet-canned. I can only surmise that a […]

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Which ABC Show Just Found Itself Axed?

November 10, 2014

ABC announced that they are NOT ordering any more of Selfie, and will let the series run out and finish its initial 13-episode order. Back to the Tardis with you girl! On the other hand, they’ve added extra episodes to Forever, bringing the season count to 22 episodes. A renewal for a second season has […]

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2013-2014 TV Series Renewal & Canceled Lists

May 10, 2013

If you are curious what TV shows have been renewed for the 2013-2014 Fall TV Season for ABC, CBS, NBC and the CW, look no further. (This will be an ongoing article, getting updated as networks release the news to the press.) (updated 4-27-13) – 2014-15 Fall TV Season Premiere Dates – As the month […]

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AMC Renews The Walking Dead, But Latest Showrunner Leaves

December 21, 2012

Wow, I don’t get what exactly is so nasty about working for AMC. First Frank Darabont left The Walking Dead in a whirlwind of curiosity, and now his replacement who took over in season two, is now also leaving after only a season and a half. Word in the past is that AMC has been […]

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Hell On Wheels IS Renewed For A Third Season

December 12, 2012

Well, that was a suspenseful month or so, but AMC announced that they have renewed Hell on Wheels for a third season. Hell on Wheels will have ten 1-hour episodes with new executive producer John Wirth at the helm. Wirth’s past experience includes such shows as V, Fallen Skies, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and […]

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TV News: The Killing Returns, Touch Pushed, And Emily Owens Demise

December 1, 2012

Hey all, here’s a few things to ponder for your future TV viewing habits. News is that The Killing is coming back, Touch is delayed again and Emily Owens has been cancelled. – First up, The Killing A while back we reported on how AMC was looking to share production costs with Netflix to bring […]

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Haven Fans: Syfy Renewed for a Fourth Season

November 9, 2012

News on the street is that Syfy channel has renewed ‘the troubles’ of Haven for a fourth season. The fourth season will have a 13-episode run. The show has been averaging around 2.4 million viewers and that’s a good number for a Friday night series on any channel, never mind Syfy. But for Haven fans, […]

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