2016 TV: What Shows Have Been Canceled or Renewed?
It’s just about that time when all of the major networks and streaming platforms will have to decide which entries from their lineups — from sitcoms to fantasy dramas — will come back for another season and which will be pulled for good. While many channels wait until later in the year to announce their final decisions, some have already revealed which shows are coming back and which have officially been axed. Here’s a look at all of the 2016 TV show cancellations and renewals:
Agents of SHIELD: The Marvel series will return for a fourth season.
American Crime: The Emmy-winning anthology drama will be back for Season 3.
Black-ish: Season 3 is a go for this family comedy.
The Catch: The Shondaland show will get a sophomore season.
Dr. Ken: The Friday night sitcom will be back for Season 2.
Fresh Off the Boat: The sophomore series will return for a third round.
The Goldbergs: The sitcom has been renewed for a fourth season.
Grey’s Anatomy: The long-running medical drama is back for Season 13.
How to Get Away With Murder: The addictive drama has been picked up for a third twist-filled season.
Modern Family: The veteran family comedy has earned another season.
Once Upon a Time: After airing its 100th episode, the fantasy series has been greenlit for a sixth season.
Quantico: ABC’s freshman thriller series will return for Season 2.
The Real O’Neals: The comedy has been renewed for a second season.
Scandal: Olivia Pope and the other Gladiators will be back for Season 6.
Blood & Oil
*Nashville has moved to CMT for a fifth season.
Bob’s Burgers: Fox has renewed the animated series for Season 7 and 8.
Empire: Cookie will bring the attitude to a third season.
Gotham: The Batman prequel will be back for Season 3.
New Girl: The Fox comedy will return for a sixth season.
Scream Queens: Ryan Murphy’s horror series is coming back for Season 2.
The Simpsons: The long-running animated sitcom has been greenlit for two more seasons (through season 28).
Sleepy Hollow: Fox has renewed the cult favorite drama for a fourth season
Wayward Pines: The mystery show will return for a second season this summer.
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2 Broke Girls: The comedy will return for season six.
The Big Bang Theory: The favorite sitcom has been picked up through Season 10.
Blue Bloods: The police procedural will be back for season seven.
Code Black: The medical drama is coming back for a sophomore season.
Criminal Minds: The popular procedural has been renewed for a 12th season.
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders: The spin-off will return for Season 2.
Elementary: The procedural crime drama has been greenlit for season five.
Hawaii Five-0: The show has been granted a seventh season.
Life in Pieces: The sitcom will be back for Season 2.
Madam Secretary: Season three is a go for this political drama.
Mom: The sitcom will be back for season four.
NCIS: The police procedural has been renewed for two more seasons.
NCIS: Los Angeles: The NCIS spin-off will return for an eighth season.
NCIS: New Orleans: The Louisana-set drama has earned a third season renewal.
The Odd Couple: The reboot, starring Matthew Perry, has garnered a third season.
Scorpion: The series will get a third season.
Zoo: The show has been renewed for a second season to debut this summer.
Angel From Hell
Mike and Molly
Under the Dome
The Good Wife
*Supergirl has moved to the CW (see the following page).
The Carmichael Show: Jerrod Carmichael’s critically acclaimed sitcom will be back for Season 3.
Chicago Med: The medical drama will return for Season 2.
Chicago Fire: The series will get a fifth season.
Chicago PD: The police procedural has earned a fourth season.
Blindspot: The new drama earned a second season renewal after just a few episodes.
Grimm: The network has renewed a shortened 13-episode sixth season.
Law & Order: SVU: Detective Olivia Benson will be back for Season 18.
Shades of Blue: Jennifer Lopez’s cop drama has been granted a second season.
Superstore: NBC has renewed freshman comedy for Season 2.
AD: The Bible Continues
Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris
Game of Silence
Mysteries of Laura
The 100: Season 4 is a go for the post-apocalyptic drama.
Arrow: Arrows will fly in the recently announced fifth season of the series.
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: The critically acclaimed musical will return for Season 2.
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: The hero team-up series has been renewed for a second season.
The Flash: The S.T.A.R Labs crew will be back for more adventures in Season 3.
iZombie: The comic-inspired show has been granted a third season.
Jane the Virgin: Jane will be back with more antics in Season 3.
The Originals: The fourth season of The Vampire Diaries spin-off has been confirmed.
Reign: The historical fantasy show will be back for a fourth season.
Supergirl: After airing on CBS for its first season, the show will move to the CW for season two.
Supernatural: The long-running series has earned a 12th season.
The Vampire Diaries: The show will be back for season 8.
Beauty and the Beast: The fourth season, set to premiere in June, will be it’s last.
Fuller House: DJ, Stephanie, and Kimmy will be back for a third season of this reboot.
F is for Family: Bill Burr’s comedy has earned a second season.
Jessica Jones: The Marvel series has been renewed for Season 2, although it’s unclear when it will premiere.
Longmire: The series has been renewed for a sixth and final season to air in 2017
Master of None: Season 2 of Aziz Ansari’s hit comedy will air in 2017.
Orange Is the New Black: The prison-set comedy drama will be back for another three seasons (through Season 7).
The Ranch: Ashton Kutcher’s sitcom has been greenlit for a second season.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schimdt: The comedy has been picked up through Season 3, with its second season airing this spring.
Better Call Saul: Saul Goodman will be back for a 10-episode third season.
Fear The Walking Dead: A 16-episode third season will air in 2017.
Halt and Catch Fire: The show will get a fourth and final season.
Humans: Season 2 is scheduled to air this year.
Into the Badlands: A 10-episode second season has been set to premiere in 2017.
The Walking Dead: The zombie-apocalypse drama will be back for Season 8.
Turn: The show has been renewed for a fourth and final season on AMC.
Feed the Beast
Broad City: The network has renewed the show for Season 4 and 5.
Inside Amy Schumer: Schumer’s series has also earned a fifth season.
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The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore
The Magicians: The fantasy has been renewed for a second season.
Van Helsing: The show will get a second season.
Z Nation: Season four will debut in 2017.
American Horror Story: The horror anthology will be back for Season 7.
Baskets: Zach Galifianakis will be back with more bizarre antics in a second season.
Fargo: Season 3 of the anthology series has been greenlit.
Ballers: Season 2 is on the way.
Divorce: The Sarah Jessica Parker starrer will return for Season 2.
Game of Thrones: HBO’s flagship drama will be back for Season 7.
High Maintenance: The stoner comedy has earned a sophomore season.
Insecure: Season 2 of Issa Rae’s semi-autobiographical show has been greenlit.
Girls: The series will end after Season 6.
Vinyl: After initially renewing the show for a sophomore season, HBO has axed the music drama.
Billions: The financial was renewed for a second season after just a couple of episodes.
Dark Net: The web-themed docuseries will be back for Season 2.
Dice: Andrew Dice Clay’s comedy earned a second season renewal.
Homeland: The drama has been renewed for a fifth season.
Shameless: The veteran drama will be back for Season 8
House of Lies
Masters of Sex
Bates Motel: The show has been picked through Season 4 and 5.
Casual: The show will return for Season 3.
Difficult People: The comedy will be back for a third round.
The Mindy Project: The series has been picked up for Season 5.
The Path: The Aaron Paul drama has been renewed for a sophomore season.
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