‘The First’ Canceled By Hulu After One Season
There will be no second season for Beau Willimon’s Hulu series The First, starring Sean Penn. Deadline has confirmed that the streaming service has opted not to renew the drama, which it picked up straight to series in 2017.
Written by Willimon and executive produced by Willimon and his producing partner Jordan Tappis, The First followed the first human mission to Mars, exploring the challenges of taking the first steps toward interplanetary colonization. The story… Read
‘Channel Zero’ Canceled By Syfy After 4 Seasons
There will be no Season 5 of Nick Antosca's well received horror anthology series Channel Zero. Syfy previously had ordered a third and fourth installment of the anthology ahead of its second season premiere.
Antosca served as executive producer, showrunner and writer on Channel Zero. He first announced the cancellation on Instagram, and Syfy has confirmed.
“After 4 seasons, Channel Zero is no more at SYFY,” Antosca wrote. He went on to thank the show’s writers, actors… Read
‘Criminal Minds’ To End Run With 10-Episode 15th & Final Season On CBS
One of the longest-running scripted series currently on television, CBS’ Criminal Minds, is coming to an end, but not before getting a final chapter. The network has renewed the crime drama for a 10-episode 15th season. The series, which is currently filming the finale of its 15-episode 14th season, will remain in continuous production, shooting the 10 additional episodes right after to air during the 2019-20 broadcast season.
At 15 seasons, Criminal Minds’ run will match… Read
Sarah Silverman’s ‘I Love You, America’ Canceled By Hulu
UPDATED with Funny or Die statement: Hulu has canceled Sarah Silverman’s I Love You, America. Silverman revealed the decision Wednesday morning on Twitter.
“Well, Hulu cancelled I LOVE YOU AMERICA and we're all pretty damn heartbroken. … So in traditional twitter funeral style, I'll be RTing the love,” Silverman wrote.
Emmy-nominated I Love You, America was given a straight-to-series order by Hulu, moving the streamer into the comedy/talk/variety show arena in a big way… Read
‘Vikings’ To End After Season 6, Followup Series In Works At History From Michael Hirst & MGM Television
EXCLUSIVE: History’s flagship scripted series Vikings will be ending its run after the upcoming 20-episode sixth season.
As the hit drama is wrapping, History, Vikings creator Michael Hirst and studio MGM Television, are looking to extend the Vikings franchise with a new series. I’ve learned that the network is in talks with MGM and Hirst about a new series from the same creative team as the original series, which would continue the Vikings saga. If the offshoot project… Read
‘Z Nation’ Canceled By Syfy After Five Seasons, Announced Online
SyFy has canceled zombie drama Z Nation, according to producer David Michael Latt, who posted a Twitter video announcing the decision.
Z Nation will end with its fifth season. The drama concerns a band of zombie-apocalypse survivors attempting to get a man who has an immunity to the virus causing the zombie explosion to the last-known Centers for Disease Control research lab in California.
"We wanted to tell you face to face … that we were not renewed for Season 6," Latt… Read
‘Midnight, Texas’ & ‘Marlon’ Canceled By NBC After 2 Seasons
The current second season of NBC’s series Midnight, Texas will be its last. The network has opted not to order a third season of the supernatural drama based on the books by author Charlaine Harris. Producing studio Universal Television is shopping it to other outlets. NBC also will not be picking more episodes of multi-camera comedy Marlon, starring Marlon Wayans, which ran for two seasons in summer 2017 and summer 2018.
Midnight, Texas, from Universal TV and David… Read
Salim Akil Abuse Accuser Calls OWN’s ‘Love Is’ Cancellation “The Right Thing”
EXCLUSIVE: "I got to a point where I could no longer live with myself and be the mother I wanted to be, be the Amber I always dreamed of being if I tolerated the history of the abuse," says Amber Dixon Brenner of why she recently filed domestic abuse and copyright infringement lawsuits against Love Is _ and Black Lightning executive producer Salim Akil. "I could not walk with my head up," the Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps actor adds.
First in a now voluntary without… Read
OWN Breaks Up With ‘Love Is _’ Amidst EP Salim Akil Domestic Violence Claims
After just one season, Love Is_ has been canceled by OWN as executive producer Salim Akil faces allegations of domestic violence and lifting the idea for the series from an ex-lover.
"OWN has decided not to move forward with the second season of Love Is _ ," the Oprah Winfrey founded outlet said Wednesday, almost five months after initially announcing this summer that the Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil produced series was renewed. "The TV memoir was inspired by the… Read
‘Elementary’ To End After 7 Seasons On CBS
EXCLUSIVE: CBS' modern-day Sherlock Holmes & Watson drama series Elementary will end its run with its upcoming 13-episode seventh season. The decision comes as the crime procedural, created by Rob Doherty and starring Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu, wrapped production Friday on Season 7 with the final scene in the finale the last one to film.
I hear that when the network renewed Elementary for a seventh season in May less than two weeks into its Season 6 run, a decision… Read
‘One Dollar’ Canceled By CBS All Access After One Season
There will be no second season for One Dollar. CBS All Access has opted not to go forward with another season of the series, Deadline has confirmed. It is the streaming service’s first cancellation since its launch in 2014.
“While One Dollar won't be coming back for another season, we’re incredibly proud of its artistically presented 10-episode story, which will continue to be available for streaming on the service and for future audiences to discover,” said Julie… Read
‘Detroiters’ Canceled After Two Seasons On Comedy Central
There will be no third season for Detroiters. Co-creator and star Sam Richardson revealed Comedy Central’s cancellation of the sitcom on Twitter, but suggested it would be shopped and could get picked up elsewhere.
“Sadly, @Detroiters won't be picked up for a season 3 at Comedy Central,” Richardson wrote. “I want to thank everyone who watched and supported the show. It was a dream to make and I'm proud that those who did see it enjoyed it. Maybe it will find a home… Read