Television, What to Watch
May 22, 2017

TV Renewals & Cancellations: A Guide to the 2017-2018 Season

Cast of ABC's "black-ish" (ABC/Adam Taylor)

Cast of ABC’s “black-ish” (ABC/Adam Taylor)

It’s that time of year again PPLA readers! Upfronts season is now upon us.

As we hit late spring, all of our favorite television shows will bring their season to a close. However, a large sum of fan favorites television series discover that they will meet their storybook ending sooner then they had anticipated. The networks that once housed them will not hesitate to deliver the axe upon them.

Fans and critics alike have speculated for some time about which show’s will return for more and which will unfortunately meet their demise. Luckily, the wait is over.

ABC, FOX, CBS, NBC, and The CW have released the status for either the renewal or cancellation of many television shows. Naturally, Press Pass LA has the breakdown on what survived and what sadly didn’t.

Take a look at our guide below to see if your favorite shows made the cut.



via ABC


“American Crime” —  CANCELLED
“American Housewife”  — RENEWED
“black-ish”  — RENEWED
“The Catch” —  CANCELLED
“Designated Survivor”  — RENEWED
“Dr. Ken” —  CANCELLED
“Fresh Off the Boat”  — RENEWED
“Grey’s Anatomy”  — RENEWED
“The Goldbergs” — RENEWED; two more seasons 
“How to Get Away with Murder”  — RENEWED
“Imaginary Mary”  —  CANCELLED
“Last Man Standing” —  CANCELLED
“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”  — RENEWED
“Modern Family” — RENEWED; two more seasons
“The Middle”  — RENEWED
“Once Upon a Time”  — RENEWED
“Quantico”  — RENEWED
“The Real O’Neals”—  CANCELLED
“Scandal” — RENEWED
“Secrets and Lies” —  CANCELLED
“Speechless” — RENEWED
“Time After Time” —  CANCELLED



via CBS


“2 Broke Girls” —  CANCELLED
“Big Bang Theory” — RENEWED; two more seasons
“Blue Bloods”  — RENEWED
“Bull”  — RENEWED
“Code Black”  — RENEWED
“Criminal Minds”  — RENEWED
“Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders”
 —  TBA…
“Elementary” — RENEWED
“The Great Indoors” —  CANCELLED
“Hawaii Five-0” — RENEWED
“Kevin Can Wait” — RENEWED
“Life In Pieces”  — RENEWED
“MacGyver”  — RENEWED
“Madam Secretary” — RENEWED
“Man with a Plan” — RENEWED
“NCIS: Los Angeles” — RENEWED
“NCIS: New Orleans” — RENEWED
“Scorpion”  — RENEWED
“Superior Donuts”  — RENEWED


The CW

via The CW

The CW

“Arrow”: Renewed — RENEWED
“DC’s Legends of Tomorrow”  — RENEWED
“The Flash”  — RENEWED
“Frequency” —  CANCELLED
“iZombie”  — RENEWED
“Jane the Virgin”  — RENEWED
“No Tomorrow”  —  CANCELLED
“The Originals”  — RENEWED
“Reign” — Finishing final season now
“Riverdale”  — RENEWED
“Supergirl”  — RENEWED
“Supernatural” — RENEWED
“The 100” — RENEWED


via Glamour Magazine

via Glamour Magazine


“24 Legacy”  —  TBA…
“Bob’s Burgers” — RENEWED
“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”  — RENEWED
“Empire”  — RENEWED
“The Exorcist”  — RENEWED
“Family Guy”  — RENEWED
“Gotham”  — RENEWED
“Last Man On Earth”  — RENEWED
“Lethal Weapon”  — RENEWED
“Lucifer”  — RENEWED
“Making History”  —  CANCELLED
“The Mick”  — RENEWED
“New Girl”  — RENEWED; 7th and final season
“Pitch”  —  CANCELLED
“Rosewood” —  CANCELLED
“Scream Queens” —  CANCELLED
“Sleepy Hollow” —  CANCELLED
“Son of Zorn” —  CANCELLED
“Star”  — RENEWED
“The X-Files” — A second event series announced


Ron Batzdorff/NBC

Ron Batzdorff/NBC


“Blindspot”  — RENEWED

“The Blacklist” — RENEWED

“The Blacklist: Redemption”    CANCELLED

“Chicago Fire” — RENEWED

“Chicago Justice”     TBA…

“Chicago Med” — RENEWED

“Chicago P.D.” — RENEWED

“The Good Place” — RENEWED

“Great News” — RENEWED

“Law & Order: SVU” — RENEWED

“Powerless”    CANCELLED

“Shades of Blue” — RENEWED

“Superstore” — RENEWED

“Taken” — RENEWED

“Timeless”  — RENEWED

“This Is Us” — RENEWED

“Trial & Error”  — TBA…