19 Aired TV Shows That Just Got Cancelled

19 Aired TV Shows That Just Got Cancelled

Another cancellation season has begun as ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX and The CW clean up their programming schedules to make room for new shows premiering in the 2022-23 TV season. While we’ve been plentifully warned to say goodbye to some series like This is usGraduating from NBC after six seasons, and blackish, bowing out this spring after eight years at ABC, others have been canceled as fans are still clinging to huge cliffhangers that don’t get the satisfaction of seeing their favorite storylines complete.

However, this year’s slew of canceled shows is even rougher than usual. The CW dropped nine shows from its roster, including legacies, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, and Roswell, New Mexico. CBS said goodbye to her MagnumPI Reboot along with two Chuck Lorre comedies and freshman shows Good Sam and how we roll. Over at NBC, it was a bad news day for Mister Major, kenanand The final game. Fox is still making some major decisions, but ABC renewed all of its bubble shows except for the hip-hop drama. Queens,

Here are all the shows that have just been cancelled. This story post will be updated live as more cancellation and renewal messages come in.

Eva, Brandy, Naturi Naughton, Nadine Velazquez;  Queens

Eva, Brandy, Naturi Naughton, Nadine Velazquez; Queens

ABC/Kim Simms

Queens

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The Musical Drama Series Queens followed four women as they reunite in their forties and aim to relive their former glory. Eve played Brianna, Brandy Norwood played Naomi, Naturi Naughton played Jill, and Nadine Velazquez played Valeria. The quartet pioneered hip-hop when they performed as “Nasty Bitches” in the 1990s before attempting to recapture the spark over two decades later. —cat moon

ABC previously canceled Promised Land, Card Sharks, The Ultimate Surfer, and blackish, who finished an eight-season run in the spring. ABC has also moved Dancing with the stars to Disney+ for the upcoming season.

Perdita Weeks and Jay Hernandez, Magnum PI

Perdita Weeks and Jay Hernandez, MagnumPI

CBS

Good Sam

Where to see: Outstanding+

CBS ended the series by Sophia Bush and Jason Isaacs after just one season. The medical drama follows Sam (Bush), a woman who becomes a top surgeon after her boss and father (Isaacs) falls into a coma. When he came out of the coma, she became his boss, and things got complicated… apparently too complicated for CBS viewers. —Lauren Piester

how we roll

Where to see: Outstanding+

Pete Holmes starred as an auto factory worker-turned-professional bowler Tom Smallwood in this CBS comedy based on the life of the real Tom Smallwood. Unfortunately, it went the wrong way with viewers and was canceled after one season. —Lauren Piester

MagnumPI

Where to see: Outstanding+

Jay Hernandez starred in this reboot of the classic ’80s procedural, and it lasted four seasons before it was canceled by CBS. —Lauren Piester

The United States of Al

Where to see: Outstanding+

United States of Al told the story of the friendship between Riley (Parker Young), a Marine combat veteran, and Al (Adhir Kalyan), his unit’s interpreter, as they adjusted to life in the United States. Not even the show’s forceful and measured response to recent events in Afghanistan could save it, and CBS canceled it after two seasons. —Lauren Piester

Nick Zano and Caity Lotz, Legends of Tomorrow

Nick Zano and Caity Lotz Legends of Tomorrow

Colin Bentley/CW

4400

Where to see: The CW

The CW canceled its updated 2004 reboot of the USA show about 4400 people who disappeared and reappeared years later. The show only lasted one season. Maybe the 4400 will reappear one day, like it did before… —Lauren Piester

Batwoman

Where to see: The CW | HBO Max

Batwoman was canceled by The CW after three seasons, although she took over the title role from star in the making Javicia Leslie after Ruby Rose left the show before Season 2. It was a groundbreaking show centered on a black gay woman as the protector of Gotham City. —Megan Wick

Fascinated

where to see: The CW | Netflix

The CW reboot of the popular witch drama introduced three new and much more diverse sisters than the Charmed Ones, and even mirrored the original series by killing off a sister after season three and introducing a mysterious replacement. Unfortunately, the magic just wasn’t there in the end and the show was canceled after four seasons. —Lauren Piester

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow

Where to see: The CW | Netflix

After seven seasons, The CW ended Legends of Tomorrow, definitely the most whimsical corner of the shrinking Arrowverse. During legends Never the most popular of the CW superhero shows, it was loved by its passionate fan base and heralded for its big swings and ambitious storylines. Most regrettably, the show ended on a major cliffhanger that fans will not be pleased to see. Is there at least the potential for future crossovers? —Megan Wick

dynasty

Where to see: The CW | Netflix

The CW reboot of the popular ’80s soap opera lasted five seasons of deceit and manipulation among the wealthy Carrington family and their friends, lovers and business associates before it was cancelled. —Lauren Piester

In the dark

Where to see: The CW | Netflix

In the dark starred Perry Mattfield as a blind, disrespectful twenty-something who stumbles across her murdered best friend and has to find out what happened to him. The Ben Stiller-produced drama will conclude with its fourth season, which premieres in June 2022.Lauren Piester

legacies

Where to see: The CW | Netflix

It’s the end of an era at the CW. Legacies, the spin-off from the Vampire Diaries and The original, was canceled after four seasons, closing the doors of the Salvatore School and ending the TVD Universe’s 13-year run on the network. —Lauren Piester

Naomi

Where to see: The CW

Kaci Walfall starred in Ava Duvernay’s adaptation of the comic book of the same name, which was about a comic book-loving teenager who runs a Superman fansite and discovers that she has superpowers. The show was praised for focusing on a teenage black girl who is also a superhero but just couldn’t get the viewership it needed to stay alive. It was canceled after one season. – Lauren Piester

Roswell, New Mexico

Where to see: The CW | Netflix

The CW reboot of the popular alien drama revolved around Liz Ortecho (Jeanine Mason), a scientist and daughter of undocumented immigrants. She reunites with Max (Nathan Dean Parsons), a high school crush who turns out to be an alien, and many extraordinary mysteries are uncovered. The series will conclude with its fourth season, which will premiere in June 2022. —Lauren Piester

The network previously announced the end of Supergirl.

The big leap

The big leap

Fox

Our kind of people

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The soapy drama about the affluent black neighborhood of Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts was canceled after one season due to low viewership. Unfortunately, that means fans won’t find out if Leah (Nadine Ellis) survived filming the season finale, or who pulled the trigger in the first place.

Pivoting

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Pivoting followed three best friends who decided to change their entire lives after the death of their fourth friend, and despite its stellar cast, which includes Eliza Coupe, Ginnifer Goodwin and Maggie Q, it didn’t hit Fox hard enough. It was canceled after one season. — Lauren Piester

Fox canceled too The big leap In early 2022, fans are still awaiting renewal decisions The Masked Singer, The residencet and more.

Kenan Thompson, Kenan

kenan thompson, kenan

ABC

The final game

Where to see: Hi

Morena Baccarin and Ryan Michelle Bathe star in this cat-and-mouse thriller about a criminal mastermind (Baccarin) taking on an FBI agent (Bathe), but NBC decided to end the chase after just one season . —Lauren Piester

kenan

Where to see: Hi

Kenan Thompson kind of did double duty and starred in both SNL and at the same time his own sitcom. He played a single father and local news anchor trying to balance his kids and career for two seasons until NBC pulled the plug. —Lauren Piester

Mister Major

Where to see: Hi

Ted Danson starred as a retired businessman who ran for mayor of Los Angeles and somehow won. Unfortunately, navigating LA politics and starring in a TV show about it is just as difficult, and the show was canceled after two seasons. —Lauren Piester

NBC previously announced the end of This is us after six seasons.

See the full list of broadcast, cable and streaming TV shows that have been canceled or are ending in 2022. This story is updated live.

All TV shows ending in 2022

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