The TV graveyard is getting some new corpses this time of year as word trickles out about what shows are getting cut or just ending their run of new episodes.
This year saw some major shows end their run like the Melissa McCarthy sitcom ‘Mike & Molly’ on CBS, while some other shows simply could not develop solid ratings to support another season despite having die hard fans like the Marvel based series ‘Agent Carter’ on ABC. Entertainment Weekly has a look at several noteworthy recent cancellations on the TV landscape here.
What’s Been Canceled by Major Networks and other cable channels
Of Kings and Prophets
Angel From Hell
Mike and Molly
The Good Wife
Person of Interest
Game of Silence
Girls:(Not yet ‘cancelled’ but the sixth season will be the shows last)
Rizzoli & Isles
House of Lies
Here is a fitting look at quality shows that were cancelled too soon from WatchMojo
Cancellation has not the ultimate end for your favorite cult shows as some have been able to live on in reruns, renewed on new platforms like Netflix and other channels. The biggest example of this might be Family Guy was cancelled but renewed by FOX years later after big sales on DVD and revived exposure as a rerun on Adult Swim. The edgy cartoon lead by the mind of Seth MacFarlane became a pillar for the FOX network, and allowed other MacFarlane shows like ‘American Dad’ and ‘the Cleveland Show’ to get the green light. So don’t worry maybe your favorite canned show will come back online somewhere. What show that got let go too soon are you going to miss the most? Let us know on Facebook.com/101wkqx or @101wkqx on Twitter.@kevkellam
Speaking of series finales, here is the Season 1 closer of our behind-the-scenes podcast Not Ready for Broadcast with our program director Troy Hanson revealing what is the future of 101WKQX and what goes into running our radio machine. Give it a listen and share it!