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‘Dietland’ Canceled By AMC After One Season

AMC has opted not to order a second season of Dietland. The network of The Walking Dead and Better Call Saul took a swing with the female-centric Dietland, starring Joy Nash and Julianna Marguliesbut the series had a hard time drawing a wide audience. The network brass explored different options for keeping the show alive but in the end pulled the plug. Season 1 averaged a paltry 203k adults 18-49 in live+3 ratings. It started with 262k in adults 18-49 for the premiere… Read

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‘Mr. Robot’ To End With Season 4 On USA

The end is in sight for USA Network’s critically praised Mr. Robot. The drama series, from creator Sam Esmail and Universal Cable Prods., will wrap after its upcoming fourth season in 2019, Deadline has confirmed. After a white-hot debut that catapulted the show into the cultural zeitgeist and earned it a slew of awards, Mr. Robot lost steam in Season 2 and has not been able to regain its ratings and critical success since. Still, it has remained one of USA’s stronger… Read

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‘The Big Bang Theory’ To End Run After 12 Seasons On CBS With “Epic Close”

The Big Bang Theory is going out on top. Despite recent remarks by CBS that it was in talks for more seasons of the highly-rated series, the network, producing studio Warner Bros. TV and executive producer Chuck Lorre just announced that the comedy will end its run in May 2019 with its upcoming 12th season. The Big Bang Theory still will rank as the longest-running multi-camera series in television history per WBTV, spanning 12 seasons and a record-breaking 279 episodes… Read

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‘The Royals’ Canceled By E! After 4 Seasons, Shopped By Lionsgate With Pop Eyed As Possible New Home

E! has opted not to renew its first and only remaining original scripted series, The Royals, for a fifth season. I hear the series’ leading producing studio, Lionsgate TV, has been shopping the soapy drama starring Elizabeth Hurley and has been in talks with sister cable network Pop, a co-venture between Lionsgate and CBS, for a possible fifth season pickup. "E! will not be moving forward with another season of The Royals, which launched in 2015 as the network's first… Read

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ESPN Canceling ‘SportsNation’ As Part Of Afternoon Lineup Changes

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ESPN said the final episode of its long-running afternoon show SportsNation will air August 24, part of a revamp of the sports network’s afternoon lineup that includes adding a live edition of SportsCenter and shifting High Noon to a half-hour format. The full new schedule will debut September 11. "SportsNation has been a staple of our afternoon lineup for years, and while we felt it was time for a change, the collection of talented, creative people and content associated… Read

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‘Carousel’ Revival To Stop Spinning On Broadway Next Month

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Carousel, the revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical that picked up 11 Tony Awards nominations this year and won two, will play its final Broadway performance September 16, producers said today. The first new production of the classic tuner in more than 20 years began its run at the Imperial Theatre with preview performances starting February 28, and opening night April 12. Tony nominee Joshua Henry and Tony winner Jessie Mueller starred in the revival along with… Read

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‘Homeland’ Eighth Season Will Be Its Final One, Showtime Boss Says At TCA

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Showtime president and CEO David Nevins said at TCA on Monday that Homeland‘s eighth season will be its last. “It’s not a cancellation,” asserted Nevins. The Alex Gansa-Howard Gordon political thriller has won eight Emmys during its run including best drama in 2012, plus two best actress trophies for star Claire Danes. In April, Danes told Howard Stern on his Sirius XM show that Homeland would end with Season 8, but this is the first official network confirmation of the… Read

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‘The Last Man On Earth’ Creator Will Forte Reveals What Season 5 Might Have Been

Nothing frustrates TV fans more than when a favorite show is cancelled with big, unresolved plot points still hanging. So it is with viewers of Fox’s dystopian dramedy The Last Man On Earth, who saw last season end with the emergence of dozens of survivors from an underground bunker, swelling the small community and creating potential mayhem for the show’s characters. Series creator Will Forte spoke tonight on what would have happened in Season 5 of the show, presuming it… Read

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‘Quantico’ Series Finale: ABC Thriller Ends With A Bang, Not A Whimper, As Conor Devlin & Alex Parrish Meet Their Fates

Spoiler alert: This story contains details from tonight's Quantico series finale. After three seasons on ABC, the Priyanka Chopra-starring FBI thriller Quantico has come to an end, and left little on the table. Action-packed series finale "Who Are You?" takes us back to Dublin, Ireland—to a church where Eamon Devlin's funeral is being held. Boldly striding into the church, even with on-again, off-again FBI agent Alex Parrish (Priyanka Chopra) sitting in the pews—and her… Read

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‘The Dangerous Book For Boys’ Canceled By Amazon After One Season

EXCLUSIVE: Amazon has opted not to order a second season of Bryan Cranston’s family comedy-drama The Dangerous Book For Boys. The decision comes four months after the series’ first season was released. The cancellation should not come as a surprise. When Deadline asked new Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke about The Dangerous Book For Boys‘ renewal chances in June, she said, “It's looking very tough for the cost of the show. It's really difficult, coming from the genre… Read

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‘The Rundown With Robin Thede’ Canceled By BET

There will be no second season for BET’s The Rundown with Robin Thede. The network has opted not to move forward with another season of the late-night comedy series that debuted in October. "At this time BET Networks has decided not to renew 'The Rundown with Robin Thede.' We have so much love and respect for our Unicorn and look forward to finding ways to continue in partnership with Robin," BET said in a statement. Hosted by Thede, the show featured a mix of headlines… Read

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‘Colony’ Canceled By USA Network After 3 Seasons

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EXCLUSIVE: Colony premiered at Comic-Con in 2015 and has had a continuous presence at the fan confab including last year when the cast and producers teased big Season 3 changes. But there has been no trace of Colony at this year’s Comic-Con despite the sci-fi drama currently airing its third season. That is likely because the show has been canceled, Deadline has learned. Wednesday’s Season 3 finale will serve as the series finale. Colony, starring Josh Holloway and Sarah… Read