‘Eyewitness’ Canceled By USA After One Season
USA Network has opted not to order a second season of crime thriller anthology Eyewitness. The series, from Shades of Blue creator Adi Hasak and adapted from the Norwegian drama Øyevitne, was an experiment for USA. It was done under a different business model: given a 10-episode straight-to-series order at a reduced budget. The serialized murder story was designed as a companion to USA’s venerable off-network crime drama procedural Law & Order: SVU on Sunday.
‘Incorporated’ Canceled By Syfy After One Season
EXCLUSIVE: Syfy has opted not to renew freshman drama series Incorporated for a second season. The futuristic thriller, executive produced by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, ended its freshman run January 25. One of the show’s regular cast members, Dennis Haysbert, already booked a new series project, signing on as the male lead of drama pilot Reverie for Syfy sibling NBC.
Incorporated was a modest ratings performer, ranking below most other Syfy series such as flagship The Ma… Read
Joe Scarborough: Donald Trump’s “Erratic Behavior” Has Republicans Worried
UDPATED with video: MSNBC morning show host Joe Scarborough told Late Show host Stephen Colbert he's having trouble transitioning from calling POTUS “Donald" to "Mr. President.”
"I'll be really honest with you; the way he's acted over the past month has made it even harder to call him Mr. President,” Scarborough said, noting, disapprovingly, that Trump has questioned judicial review and the legitimacy of a federal judge.
Republicans in the Senate, in particular, need to… Read
‘The Insider’ Syndicated Newsmagazine To End After 13 Seasons
CBS TV Distribution’s syndicated entertainment newsmagazine The Insider will end its run in September after 13 seasons. The staff of the show, a spinoff from Entertainment Tonight, has been informed of the cancellation decision this morning.
With celebrity news ubiquitous online, ratings and license fees for TV entertainment newsmagazines have been declining, and it has become harder for them to distinguish themselves. ET has been the category’s ratings leader, averaging… Read
Hulu’s ‘Please Like Me’ Wrapping With Season 4
Please Like Me creator/star Josh Thomas announced the news via Twitter that his original series would not return for a fifth season.
“The other producers and I have decided that Season 4 of Please Like Me is the last,” he wrote. “We decided this because we are really happy with what we’ve made and feel like it is complete.”
Hey I have news. We have decided Season 4 #PleaseLikeMe is the last. I've loved making this show for you all so much. Thank you. pic.twitter.com/QK… Read
‘Good Girls Revolt’ Is Officially Over After Rescue Efforts Fail, Says Creator
It didn’t go down without a fight, but Good Girls Revolt is now officially over. Creator Dana Calvo broke the news to fans on Instagram. Any hope of resurrecting the period drama series on another network now is dead.
Amazon surprisingly canceled the series in early December after its freshman season. Sony TV, whose TriStar Television division produces Good Girls Revolt, sprung into action, taking the show to other potential buyers. There was some interest, but… Read
Disney Channel’s ‘Girl Meets World’ Canceled – Update
UPDATE, 9:35 AM: Just hours after Girl Meets World‘s official cancellation, the show received a PGA Awards nomination this morning for Outstanding Children’s Program.
PREVIOUS, January 4: A week after cast member Rider Strong said as much on his podcast, Disney has announced that Girl Meets World has been canceled. The sequel series to the earlier Boy Meets World will end with the conclusion of its third season.
“Disney Channel will present the series finale of “Girl… Read
‘Blunt Talk’ Comedy Series Canceled By Starz After 2 Seasons
Blunt Talk will not go beyond its original two-year order. Starz has opted not to pick up a third season of the live-action comedy starring Patrick Stewart from Seth MacFarlane, Bored to Death creator Jonathan Ames and MRC.
“We are grateful to Jonathan and Patrick for the tirades and laughs that Walter Blunt delivered to fans with such aplomb,” said Carmi Zlotnik, President of Programming at Starz. “While Walter may not be returning to the airwaves, we are incredibly… Read
MSNBC Cancels ‘Live With Thomas Roberts’; Anchor’s Plans TBD
Thomas Roberts confirmed today that his MSNBC weekday afternoon show Live With Thomas Roberts has been canceled. The final show was Thursday.
Posting on his Facebook page, Roberts wrote “I wanted you to hear directly from me…it is true I won’t be keeping my current show weekdays on MSNBC. My last show was Thursday.”
Roberts, who took the daytime slot after the cancellation of Ronan Farrow Daily, did not indicate his plans, or whether he’s staying with MSNBC. “So what’s… Read
‘Impastor’ Canceled By TV Land After Two Seasons
TV Land has canceled its comedy series Impastor after two seasons. The network made it official this afternoon, days after Season 2 wrapped its run.
"We want to thank the incredibly talented cast, producers and crew of Impastor for their hard work over the past two exciting seasons," said Keith Cox, president of Development and Production at TV Land.
The series averaged about 360K viewers per episode in Live+Same Day ratings for Season 2.
Impastor centers on Buddy Dobbs… Read
‘Salem’ To End After 3 Seasons On WGN America
The current third season of WGN America’s supernatural drama Salem will be its last. The network has opted not to order a fourth season of the series, which reimagines the infamous 17th century witch trials in a world where witches are real, but they are not who or what they seem to be. Salem‘s storyline will wrap with the conclusion of the 10-episode third season in early 2017 as the season finale will serve as series finale. That is something Salem creators Brannon… Read
‘Marco Polo’ Canceled After 2 Seasons On Netflix
Marco Polo has come to an end. Netflix has opted not to renew the drama series about the famous 13th century merchant and explorer for a third season. Marco Polo, which launched in 2014, was the first Netflix original series developed in the US for the global market. Created by John Fusco, it was inspired by Marco Polo’s early years in the court of Kublai Khan. Because of its setting and scope, the series, produced by the Weinstein Co., had a healthy budget. It attracted… Read