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2016-17 TV Season: Renewed and Canceled

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IMDb is keeping track of which scripted series are renewed and canceled. Read on to learn the fates of your favorite shows.

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Dennis Haysbert, Douglas Nyback, and Sean Teale in Incorporated (2016)

Canceled: "Incorporated"

Announced: Feb. 27, 2017

Syfy has announced it will not air a second season of thriller "Incorporated" from creators Ben Affleck and Matt Damon.

Katherine Heigl, Dulé Hill, and Steven Pasquale in Doubt (2017)

Canceled: "Doubt"

Announced: Feb. 24, 2017

CBS has pulled the Katherine Heigl legal drama “Doubt” from the schedule after just two episodes.

Ryan Destiny, Jude Demorest, and Brittany O'Grady in Star (2016)

Renewed: "Star"

Announced: Feb. 22, 2017

Fox has given a second season to Lee Daniels’ music drama “Star."

Damon Wayans and Clayne Crawford in Lethal Weapon (2016)

Renewed: "Lethal Weapon"

Announced: Feb. 22, 2017

Referencing its solid ratings performance, Fox has announced that it will renew buddy cop remake "Lethal Weapon" starring Damon Wayans and Clayne Crawford for a second season.

Peter Reckell and Kristian Alfonso in Days of Our Lives (1965)

Renewed: "Days of Our Lives"

Announced: Feb. 21, 2017

NBC has renewed the daytime soap opera for its 52nd season.

Tricia O'Kelley and Kaitlin Olson in The Mick (2017)

Renewed: "The Mick"

Announced: Feb. 21, 2017

Fox has renewed "The Mick" starring Kaitlin Olson for a second season.

Elizabeth Hurley, William Moseley, Vincent Regan, and Alexandra Park in The Royals (2015)

Renewed: "The Royals"

Announced: Feb. 16, 2017

“The Royals” will continue on E! for a fourth season, as the network has renewed the scripted drama for another installment.

Billy Bob Thornton in Goliath (2016)

Renewed: "Goliath"

Announced: Feb. 15, 2017

Amazon has renewed the legal drama “Goliath” starring Billy Bob Thornton for a second season. Thornton received a 2017 Golden Globe for "Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama" for his performance as washed-up lawyer Billy McBride.

America Ferrera and Ben Feldman in Superstore (2015)

Renewed: "Superstore"

Announced: Feb. 14, 2017

NBC announced that it will cut a 22-episode order for the third season of "Superstore." The half-hour comedy centers around a group of employees at a big-box store, "Cloud 9."

Tom Ellis in Lucifer (2015)

Renewed: "Lucifer"

Announced: Feb. 13, 2017

Fox has announced it will renew “Lucifer” for a third season of 22 episodes. Currently on hiatus, the show will return to finish out its second season starting on May 1, 2017 in its usual Monday 9 p.m. slot.

Kerry Washington in Scandal (2012)

Renewed: "Scandal"

Announced: Feb. 10, 2017

ABC Studios has announced that "Scandal" will enter its seventh season in 2017.

Patrick Dempsey and Ellen Pompeo in Grey's Anatomy (2005)

Renewed: "Grey's Anatomy"

Announced: Feb. 10, 2017

ABC Studios has announced that "Grey's Anatomy" will return for an impressive fourteenth season in 2017.

Viola Davis in How to Get Away with Murder (2014)

Renewed: "How to Get Away With Murder"

Announced: Feb. 10, 2017

ABC Studios has announced that "How to Get Away With Murder" will enter its fourth season in 2017.

Eric McCormack, Patrick Gilmore, MacKenzie Porter, Reilly Dolman, Jared Abrahamson, and Nesta Cooper in Travelers (2016)

Renewed: "Travelers"

Announced: Feb. 8, 2017

Netflix and Canada’s Showcase have renewed their original time-traveling sci-fi series "Travelers" starring Eric McCormack for a second season set to premiere in 2017. Production on Season 2 will begin in March. Netflix, which carries "Travelers" globally except for Canada, will debut Season 2 after it airs on Showcase this fall.

Beth Fowler, Constance Shulman, Lin Tucci, Vicky Jeudy, Adrienne C. Moore, Samira Wiley, and Danielle Brooks in Orange Is the New Black (2013)

Renewed: "Orange is the New Black"

Announced: Feb. 8, 2017

Netflix has announced that the ladies of Litchfield will return for a fifth season, which is slated to drop on the streaming platform June 9, 2017.

Brit Marling in The OA (2016)

Renewed: "The OA"

Announced: Feb. 8, 2017

Just eight weeks after the first installment of the supernatural drama debuted, "The OA" was given the green light for a second season by Netflix.

Paul Rust and Gillian Jacobs in Love (2016)

Renewed: "Love"

Announced: Feb. 8, 2017

Netflix has renewed “Love” for a third season; however, no premiere date has been set. Season 2 will premiere on March 10, 2017. The dark romantic comedy is created, written, and executive produced by Judd Apatow and Paul Rust.

Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney in Catastrophe (2015)

Renewed: "Catastrophe"

Announced: Feb. 7, 2017

Amazon Video has announced that "Catastrophe" will return for its third season on April 28, 2017.

Kristen Bell in The Good Place (2016)

Renewed: "The Good Place"

Announced: Jan. 30, 2017

NBC has renewed comedy “The Good Place” for a 13-episode second season. The move makes creator Mike Schur’s comedy the second freshman series to get an early renewal this season from NBC, following drama “This Is Us,” which was given a rare two-season pickup earlier this month.

Cat Deeley, Nigel Lythgoe, and Mary Murphy in So You Think You Can Dance (2005)

Renewed: "So You Think You Can Dance"

Announced: Jan. 30, 2017

“So You Think You Can Dance” has been renewed for Season 14, which will air this summer on Fox. The dance competition show will feature dancers from the ages of 18 to 30, following last season’s young crop of contestants. The Top 10 dancers will be paired with all-stars.

Gael García Bernal in Mozart in the Jungle (2014)

Renewed: "Mozart in the Jungle"

Announced: Jan. 30, 2017

The fourth season of “Mozart in the Jungle” will begin production later this year for a 2017 return.

Craig Roberts in Red Oaks (2014)

Renewed: "Red Oaks"

Announced: Jan. 30, 2017

“Red Oaks” will be returning for its third and final season in 2017.

Patricia Heaton and Neil Flynn in The Middle (2009)

Renewed: "The Middle"

Announced: Jan. 25, 2017

ABC Entertainment released that the Midwestern comedy will return for a ninth season in the fall.

Padma Lakshmi, Gail Simmons, Tom Colicchio, and Hugh Acheson in Top Chef (2006)

Renewed: "Top Chef"

Announced: Jan. 24, 2017

Bravo has announced the nationwide search for chefs to compete on Season 15 of "Top Chef." This year’s chef meet-and-greets will take place by appointment at restaurants of alumni and friends of "Top Chef" in Chicago, Dallas, New Orleans, New York, Pittsburgh, Portland, San Francisco and Washington D.C.

Rebecca Romijn, Lindy Booth, Christian Kane, and John Harlan Kim in The Librarians (2014)

Renewed: "The Librarians"

Announced: Jan. 24, 2017

TNT renewed the show for a fourth season just two days after the Season 3 finale.

Giovanni Ribisi in Sneaky Pete (2015)

Renewed: "Sneaky Pete"

Announced: Jan. 19, 2017

Amazon renewed "Sneaky Pete" for a second season.

Mandy Moore and Milo Ventimiglia in This Is Us (2016)

Renewed: "This Is Us"

Announced: Jan. 18, 2017

NBC has renewed the primetime drama for two additional seasons of 18 episodes each. The network announced the news at the Television Critics’ Association winter press tour presentation.

Mary McDonnell and Phillip P. Keene in Major Crimes (2012)

Renewed: "Major Crimes"

Announced: Jan. 18, 2017

TNT has renewed its cop drama for a sixth season.

Fred Armisen, Kevin Corrigan, and Carrie Brownstein in Portlandia (2011)

Renewed: "Portlandia"

Announced: Jan. 14, 2017

IFC has renewed its flagship original comedy series for an eighth season, which will also be the show's last.

Rob Riggle in Drunk History (2013)

Renewed: "Drunk History"

Announced: Jan. 13, 2017

Comedy Central has renewed its historical reenactment show for a fifth season.

Sammi Rotibi, Ben Cotton, Anamaria Marinca, Clémentine Poidatz, Alberto Ammann, and Jihae in Mars (2016)

Renewed: "Mars"

Announced: Jan. 13, 2017

National Geographic has renewed its docudrama for a second season.

Lily Rabe and in American Horror Story (2011)

Renewed: "American Horror Story"

Announced: Jan. 12, 2017

FX renewed its popular franchise through nine seasons.

Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson in Empire (2015)

Renewed: "Empire"

Announced: Jan. 11, 2017

FOX has renewed its popular drama for a fourth season.

Cierra Ramirez, Amanda Leighton, and Arden Belle in The Fosters (2013)

Renewed: "The Fosters" and "Beyond"

Announced: Jan. 10, 2017

Freeform has renewed "The Fosters" for a fifth season and "Beyond" for a second.

Maura Tierney and Omar Metwally in The Affair (2014)

Renewed: "The Affair"

Announced: Jan. 9, 2017

Showtime renewed the drama for a fourth season.

Grant Gustin in The Flash (2014)

Renewed: "The Flash," "Arrow," "Legends of Tomorrow," "Supergirl," "Jane the Virgin," "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," and "Supernatural"

Announced: Jan. 8, 2017

The CW gave early renewals for seven of its series.

Those Who Can't (2016)

Renewed: "Those Who Can't"

Announced: Jan. 5, 2017

TruTV has renewed the classroom comedy for a third season.

Danielle Fishel, Ben Savage, and Rider Strong in Girl Meets World (2014)

Canceled: "Girl Meets World"

Announced: Jan. 4, 2017

Disney Channel has canceled the series after three seasons.

Alexa Davalos in The Man in the High Castle (2015)

Renewed: "The Man in the High Castle"

Announced: Jan. 3, 2017

Amazon renewed its dystopian thriller for a third season.

Andrea Barber, Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin, and Fox Messitt in Fuller House (2016)

Renewed: "Fuller House"

Announced: Dec. 24, 2016

Netflix took to social media to announce a third season of its sitcom revival.

Patrick Stewart in Blunt Talk (2015)

Canceled: "Blunt Talk"

Announced: Dec. 20, 2016

Starz canceled the series after two seasons.

Ryan Phillippe in Shooter (2016)

Renewed: "Shooter"

Announced: Dec. 19, 2016

USA has renewed the drama for a second season.

Take My Wife (2016)

Renewed: "Take My Wife"

Announced: Dec. 19, 2016

Seeso picked up a second season of its single-camera romcom.

William H. Macy and Chloe Webb in Shameless (2011)

Renewed: "Shameless"

Announced: Dec. 19, 2016

Showtime has ordered a 12-episode Season 8, to begin production in 2017.

Colleen Ballinger in Haters Back Off! (2016)

Renewed: "Haters Back Off!"

Announced: Dec. 15, 2016

Netflix has signed on for another season of the series from YouTube creator Miranda Sings and based on a character by Colleen Ballinger.

John C. McGinley in Stan Against Evil (2016)

Renewed: "Stan Against Evil"

Announced: Dec. 13, 2016

IFC renewed the comedy horror series for a second season.

Impastor (2015)

Canceled: "Impastor"

Announced: Dec. 13, 2016

TV Land has canceled this comedy series after two seasons.

Janet Montgomery in Salem (2014)

Canceled: "Salem"

Announced: Dec. 13, 2016

The supernatural drama will end after its current Season 3 run on WGN America.

Lorenzo Richelmy and Zhu Zhu in Marco Polo (2014)

Canceled: "Marco Polo"

Announced: Dec. 12, 2016

Netflix has canceled the period drama after two seasons. The series is the first Netflix Original scripted show not to be renewed for a third season.

Toby Regbo and Adelaide Kane in Reign (2013)

Canceled: "Reign"

Announced: Dec. 7, 2016

The upcoming fourth season of the CW's historical fantasy series, set to return Feb. 2017, will be its last.

Justin Theroux in The Leftovers (2014)

Ending: "The Leftovers"

Announced: Dec. 6, 2016

HBO announced that the third season of "The Leftovers," set to start April 2017, will be its last. There will be only eight episodes.

Mike Colter in Luke Cage (2016)

Renewed: "Luke Cage"

Announced: Dec. 4, 2016

Netflix renewed the Marvel series for a second season. It's the third Marvel series on Netflix to get a Season 2.

Anna Camp in Good Girls Revolt (2015)

Canceled: "Good Girls Revolt"

Announced: Dec. 2, 2016

Amazon Studios opted not to pick up a second season of the period drama.

Lizzy Caplan in Masters of Sex (2013)

Canceled: "Masters of Sex"

Announced: Nov. 30, 2016

Showtime opted not to pick up a fifth season for the period drama.

Keith Allan in Z Nation (2014)

Renewed: "Z Nation"

Announced: Nov. 29, 2016

Syfy ordered up a fourth season of the zombie series.

Elijah Wood and Samuel Barnett in Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (2016)

Renewed: "Dirk Gently"

Announced: Nov. 21, 2016

BBC America ordered a 10-episode second season to premiere in 2017.

Richard Armitage and Victoria Mayer in Berlin Station (2016)

Renewed: "Berlin Station" and "Graves"

Announced: Nov. 17, 2016

Premium cable network Epix renewed its first two original series for second seasons, each with 10-episode orders, to start in early 2017.

Scott Wolf in The Night Shift (2014)

Renewed: "Night Shift"

Announced: Nov. 17, 2016

NBC renewed the medical drama for a fourth season.

Evan Rachel Wood in Westworld (2016)

Renewed: "Westworld," "Insecure," and "Divorce"

Announced: Nov. 14, 2016

HBO gave second season pickups to a trio of new fall series. All three shows were renewed for 10 episodes.

Stephen Fry and Joel McHale in The Great Indoors (2016)

Additional Episodes Ordered: "The Great Indoors," "Man With a Plan" and "Code Black"

Announced: Nov. 14, 2016

CBS has given full season orders to Joel McHale's and Matt LeBlanc's freshman series. Each show gets 19 episodes. "Code Black" gets a 16-episode second season.

Tig Notaro in One Mississippi (2015)

Renewed: "One Mississippi"

Announced: Nov. 14, 2016

Amazon's critically acclaimed comedy starring Tig Notaro earned a second season, some two months after it debuted.

Caity Lotz in Legends of Tomorrow (2016)

Additional Episodes Ordered: "Legends of Tomorrow"

Announced: Nov. 9, 2016

The CW ordered four additional episodes for Season 2, bringing the total to 17 episodes.

Ronen Rubinstein and Elizabeth Lail in Dead of Summer (2016)

Canceled: "Dead of Summer"

Announced: Nov. 8, 2016

After its 10-episode freshman run, Freeform's teen horror series won't be seeing a second season. The network made the announcement on election night.

Hayley Atwell in Conviction (2016)

Episode Order Cut: "Conviction"

Announced: Nov. 8, 2016

On a busy election night, ABC announced that its freshman drama starring Hayley Atwell will not be extended past its initial 13-episode order. Although no cancellation announcement has been made, it doesn't look good, though the network is reportedly keeping its options open.

Katy Mixon and Daniel DiMaggio in American Housewife (2016)

Additional Episodes Ordered: "American Housewife" and "The Real O'Neals"

Announced: Nov. 4, 2016

ABC extended the order for suburban sitcom "American Housewives" by an additional nine episodes, giving the freshman series 22 episodes this season. Meanwhile, "The Real O'Neals" gets three more episodes for its second season, which now stands at 16 episodes ordered.

Dan Castellaneta in The Simpsons (1989)

Renewed: "The Simpsons"

Announced: Nov. 4, 2016

FOX renewed the beloved animated for two more season, for a total of 30 seasons overall. This means the total numbers of episodes for the series will amount to 669, which is a record for a scripted series, surpassing "Gunsmoke" at 635.

Adam Devine, Anders Holm, and Blake Anderson in Workaholics (2011)

Canceled: "Workaholics"

Announced: Nov. 3, 2016

There will be no Season 8 for Comedy Central's workplace comedy series. The show had been renewed just last year for Seasons 6 and 7, which begins January 2017. The show's three stars, Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine, and Anders Holm, are set to star in Netflix's Game Over, Man!

Lou Diamond Phillips and Robert Taylor in Longmire (2012)

Renewed and Ending: "Longmire"

Announced: Nov. 2, 2016

Netflix renewed the series based on the Walt Longmire series of books written by Craig Johnson for a sixth and final season. Season 6 will include 10 episodes and air sometime in 2017.

Zendaya in K.C. Undercover (2015)

Renewed: "K.C. Undercover"

Announced: Nov. 1, 2016

Disney Channel renewed "K.C. Undercover" for Season 3. The comedy is about a high school math whiz who is also an undercover government agent. According to the network's press release, over the course of its run, the show has reached 106 million total viewers across all of Disney Channel’s platforms, including live viewing, On Demand, and the Disney Channel app. The show's star Zendaya will become a producer on the series in Season 3.

Matt Lanter in Timeless (2016)

Additional Episodes Ordered: "Timeless"

Announced: Nov. 1, 2016

NBC has ordered three additional episodes of the sci-fi drama, upping the season order to 16 episodes in total. The network will air new episodes through Dec. 12, the return after the holiday season from Jan. 16 to Feb. 20.

Tom Ellis in Lucifer (2015)

Additional Episodes Ordered: "Lucifer"

Announced: Oct. 31, 2016

FOX ordered nine additional episodes of drama "Lucifer" giving it a full 22-episode Season 2. The series launched in January 2016, and, like many mid-season shows, aired for just 13 episodes. Season-to-Date the show is averaging a 1.1 Live + Same Day Nielsen rating in the Adults 18-49 demographic, tying its lead-in "Gotham." Those are not huge numbers for a network show, but against stiff competition including Monday Night Football and "The Voice," they are in line with FOX's expectations.

Piper Perabo, Matt Walton, and Sepideh Moafi in Notorious (2016)

Episode Order Cut: "Notorious"

Announced: Oct. 25, 2016

ABC reduced the number of episodes of freshman drama "Notorious" from 13 to 10. When a network opts to produce fewer episodes of a show than originally planned, it usually portends the show's cancellation. The legal soap opera was given one of the best timeslots on ABC's schedule, Thursday at 9 p.m. ET/PT, sandwiched between the network's hits "Grey's Anatomy" and "How to Get Away With Murder." Unfortunately, the show performed poorly in the Nielsen ratings. The most recent episode of the show garnered a 0.9 Live + Same Day rating among Adults 18-49, down 57% from "Grey's Anatomy's" 2.1. Despite its low numbers, ABC plans to air all 10 produced episodes of the series.

Guilt (2016)

Canceled: "Guilt"

Announced: Oct. 20, 2016

Freeform canceled "Guilt" after Season 1. The drama, inspired by the Amanda Knox case, concerned an American exchange student in London who is accused of murdering her roommate. The show's viewership was lower than the network's other dramas, with most episodes garnering approximately 300,000 Total Viewers in Nielsen Live + Same Day ratings. Unfortunately for its fans, Season 1 ended with several cliffhangers that will never be resolved.

HarmonQuest (2016)

Renewed: "HarmonQuest"

Announced: Oct. 19, 2016

Seeso renewed "HarmonQuest" for a 10-episode Season 2. The live action/animation hybrid is created by Dan Harmon, whose other series include "Rick and Morty" and "Community." The show's premise involves Harmon and his friends acting out role-playing game-style adventures. While Season 2 is not slated to premiere until 2017, SeeSo will release “HarmonQuest: Expanded Universe,” featuring bonus material from Season 1, on Nov. 3.

David Schwimmer and Courtney B. Vance in American Crime Story (2016)

Renewed: "American Crime Story"

Announced: Oct. 18, 2016

FX renewed "American Crime Story" for a 10-episode Season 3. The third season of the scripted true crime anthology series will focus on the 1997 murder of fashion designer Gianni Versace. It will be based on the book "Vulgar Favors" by Maureen Orth. Season 2, which focuses on hurricane Katrina, will air in 2017. The network has not announced when Season 3 will premiere. The first season of the series won numerous Emmy Awards including Outstanding Limited series.

Michael Weatherly in Bull: The Necklace (2016)

Additional Episodes Ordered: "Bull," "Kevin Can Wait," and "MacGyver"

Announced: Oct. 17, 2016

CBS picked up nine additional episodes of "Bull," "Kevin Can Wait," and "MacGyver," giving each series a full 22-episode Season 1. "Bull" is the most-watched new broadcast series, averaging 14.6 million total viewers in Nielsen Live + Same Day Ratings. The drama stars Michael Weatherly as a jury consultant. "Kevin Can Wait" is the most-watched new comedy, averaging 10.4 million viewers in Nielsen Live + Same Day ratings. The show stars Kevin James as a newly retired police officer adjusting to being a full-time family man. "MacGyver," a reboot of the 1980s action series, has improved upon the performance of its predecessor in the Friday, 8 p.m. timeslot, "The Amazing Race."

Jamie Hector and Titus Welliver in Bosch (2014)

Renewed: "Bosch"

Announced: Oct. 17, 2016

Amazon renewed "Bosch" for Season 4 ahead of its Season 3 premiere. The pick-up makes "Bosch" the longest-running show on the streaming service. In a press release, executive producer Michael Connelly, who wrote the Bosch novels that the show is based upon, said, "I am happy beyond words. To think we are going to get another season to explore these characters is wonderful. Our team has worked very hard to create the most realistic detective show possible and I think that is resonating with viewers." Season 3 is slated to premiere in 2017. The Season 4 launch date has not been announced.

Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Tveit in BrainDead (2016)

Canceled: "BrainDead" and "American Gothic"

Announced: Oct. 17, 2016

CBS canceled "BrainDead" and "American Gothic" after both shows' Season 1. The shows aired in summer 2016 as part of the network's attempts to feature more original programming during its traditional rerun season. "BrainDead" was a political satire that imagined what would happen if extraterrestrials started eating politicians brains while "American Gothic" was a drama about a wealthy family with ties to an infamous serial killer. Both shows performed poorly in the Nielsen ratings, lagging well behind CBS's successful summer series "Big Brother" and "Zoo."

James Urbaniak and Julie Klausner in Difficult People (2015)

Renewed: "Difficult People"

Announced: Oct. 17, 2016

Hulu renewed "Difficult People" for a 10-episode Season 3. The comedy stars Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner as two best friends who, as the title suggests, are often irreverent and acid-tongued. Season 3 will premiere in 2017.

Andrew Lincoln, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Lauren Cohan, and Sonequa Martin-Green in The Walking Dead (2010)

Renewed: "The Walking Dead"

Announced: Oct. 16, 2016

AMC renewed "The Walking Dead" for a 16-episode Season 8 a week before its Season 7 premiere. TWD is the most-watched show on television in the advertiser-friendly Adults 18 to 49 demographic, making its renewal a foregone conclusion. Season 8 will launch in late 2017. The network also picked up another season of aftershow "Talking Dead."

Willa Fitzgerald in Scream: The TV Series (2015)

Renewed: "Scream: The TV Series"

Announced: Oct. 14, 2016

MTV renewed "Scream: the TV Series" for a six-episode Season 3. The horror drama's Season 2 Nielsen Live + Same Day ratings have declined from an average of 750,000 total viewers in Season 1 to 377,000. That could be why MTV is opting for a short Season 3. The network stated that it plans to hire new showrunners, perhaps indicating a change in the show's creative direction.

Paul Johansson and Laura Mennell in Van Helsing (2016)

Renewed: "Van Helsing"

Announced: Oct. 14, 2016

Syfy renewed "Van Hesling" for a 13-episode Season 2. The network made the decision to pick up a second season after just three episodes of the first season aired. The contemporary take on the classic vampire story focuses on vampire hunter Vanessa Van Helsing who has the ability to make vampires into human beings. In a press release, showrunner Neil LaBute stated, "We have a wonderful and terrifying road ahead planned for Vanessa, her allies and her enemies. I think this is a world and a story that can be sustained for many years."

Damon Wayans and Clayne Crawford in Lethal Weapon (2016)

Additional Episodes Ordered: "Lethal Weapon"

Announced: Oct. 12, 2016

FOX ordered five additional episodes of "Lethal Weapon" bringing its total season order to 18 episodes. The network is deeming it a full season order because its lead-out, FOX's most-watched series "Empire" also has an 18 episode season. To date, the show is the season's number three new broadcast drama averaging 7.26 million total viewers and a 2.0 adults 18-49 rating in Nielsen Live + Same Day ratings.

Taye Diggs and Kathleen Robertson in Murder in the First (2014)

Canceled: "Murder in the First"

Announced: Oct. 11, 2016

TNT canceled criminal investigation anthology series "Murder in the First" after three seasons. Though other networks have had great success with the anthology genre, the show did not fit in with the network's new push into darker, edgier serialized fare. The show's Nielsen ratings were solid; the Season 3 finale, which aired Sept. 4, garnered a season high 1.6 million viewers in Nielsen Live + Same Day ratings.

Kerry Bishé and Mackenzie Davis in Halt and Catch Fire (2014)

Renewed & Canceled: "Halt and Catch Fire"

Announced: Oct. 11, 2016

AMC renewed "Halt and Catch Fire" for a 10-episode fourth and final season. The drama about the early days of the personal computer industry has garnered more attention from television critics than viewers. Season 3, which ended its run on Oct. 10 averaged a mere 0.1 Nielsen Live + Same Day rating among Adults 18-49 and 377,000 total viewers.

In a press release, co-showrunners Christopher Cantwell and Christopher C. Rogers said, "In this fourth and final season, we are excited to end the show on its own terms and to give our story, these characters, and our fans the conclusion they so richly deserve."

Allison Scagliotti, Craig Siebels, Ritesh Rajan, Kyle Harris, and Emma Ishta in Stitchers (2015)

Renewed: "Stitchers"

Announced: Oct. 6, 2016

Freeform renewed "Stitchers" for Season 3. The news was announced on the show's Facebook page. The network formerly known as ABC Family stated that the series ranks as the network's second-most watched new series of the past two seasons. "Stitchers" is a procedural about a woman who "hacks" into the minds of people who have recently died to figure out who killed them.

Sarah Paulson in American Horror Story (2011)

Renewed: "American Horror Story"

Announced: Oct. 4, 2016

FX renewed "American Horror Story" for Season 7. The current installment, "American Horror Story: Roanoke" is outpacing last year's "American Horror Story: Hotel" in Nielsen Live +3 day ratings. Season to date, it's up +29% in Adults 18-49 (4.78 million vs. 3.70 million) and up +25% among Total Viewers (6.89 million vs. 5.52 million).

FX CEO John Landgraf said, "The sustained success through six installments only proves how intensely the series resonates with fans. AHS confronts our deepest fears with unmatched suspense and style. Each new installment is a cultural event, hotly anticipated for its theme, imagery, cast and twists."

Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone, Kal Penn, Maggie Q, LaMonica Garrett, Italia Ricci, Adan Canto, and Tanner Buchanan in Designated Survivor (2016)

Additional Episodes Ordered: "Designated Survivor" and "Speechless"

Announced: Sept. 29, 2016

ABC ordered nine additional episodes of drama "Designated Survivor" and comedy "Speechless" giving both series a full 22-episode Season 1.

"Designated Survivor" is about a low-level cabinet member who becomes US President after a terrorist attack kills everyone above him in the Presidential line of succession.. The show's premiere was the top program on Wednesday at 10:00 p.m., earning a 2.0 Adults 18-49 Nielsen Live + Same Day rating and 9 million total viewers. It was ABC’s most-watched scripted show in the hour since Sept. 21, 2011.

The premiere of "Speechless" tied for the fifth highest-rated comedy of the week among adults 18-49 in Nielsen Live plus Same Day ratings.

Aya Cash in You're the Worst (2014)

Renewed: "You're the Worst"

Announced: Sept. 28, 2016

FXX has renewed "You're the Worst" for Season 4. The show is a two-time Critics Choice-award nominee for Best Comedy Series. Its Season 3 premiere, on Sept. 1, ranks as the show's most-watched episode. Season 4 will launch in 2017.

Heléne Yorke and Ben Sinclair in High Maintenance (2012)

Renewed: "High Maintenance"

Announced: Sept. 28, 2016

HBO renewed comedy "High Maintenance" for Season 2. The series, which chronicles the life of a Brooklyn marijuana dealer, began its life as an independently produced webseries. HBO picked it up after it won the 2015 WGA Award for Outstanding Short Form - New Media series. The show has attracted a tiny audience to date, with the most recent episode earning a paltry 0.1 Nielsen Live + Same Day rating in Adults 18-49. Since HBO is a commercial-free premium cable network, it can nurture niche shows that take a while to build an audience.

Mandy Moore and Milo Ventimiglia in This Is Us (2016)

Additional Episodes Ordered: "This Is Us"

Announced: Sept. 27, 2016

NBC ordered 13 additional episodes of family drama "This Is Us," giving it a total of 18 episodes. The show was an immediate hit, premiering with a strong 2.8 Nielsen Live + Same Day rating in the key Adults 18-49 demographic, NBC's best performance for a scripted program in the Tuesday 10 p.m. ET/PT timeslot in six years. The show's viewership grew significantly in timeshifted viewing, rising to a 4.5 adults 18-49 rating and 14.5 million total viewers in Live + 5 Day ratings. The second episode, which aired hours after the pick-up was announced, retained most of the premiere's audience earning a 2.6 Live + Same Day rating among adults 18-49.

Jack Kesy in The Strain (2014)

Renewed & Canceled: "The Strain"

Announced: Sept. 27, 2016

FX renewed supernatural drama "The Strain" for a fourth and final season. Executive producer Carlton Cuse has made it clear that the he and the show's co-creators — Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan — decided to end the show for creative reasons. "Our original plan was for the series to last three years. After finishing the writing on season three, Guillermo, Chuck and I looked at our remaining story and felt the best version could be told in one more season," said Cuse. "We are deeply grateful to FX for supporting our vision and for allowing us to end the show on our own timetable." Season 4 will air in summer 2017.

America Ferrera in Superstore (2015)

Additional Episodes Ordered: "Superstore"

Announced: Sept. 23, 2016

NBC ordered an additional nine episodes of comedy "Superstore" giving the series a 22-episode Season 2. "Superstore" is the first series in the new broadcast season to have its season extended. The Season 2 premiere earned NBC’s highest Nielsen ratings in the Adults 19-40 demographic for a Thursday comedy in nearly three years.

Jill Kargman, Abby Elliott, Ilana Becker, Byrdie Bell, Alice Callahan, and K.K. Glick in Odd Mom Out (2015)

Renewed: "Odd Mom Out"

Announced: Sept. 22, 2016

Bravo renewed comedy "Odd Mom Out" for a 10-episode Season 3. While the show's Live + Same Day Nielsen ratings averaged 600,000 total viewers, far fewer than Bravo's hit reality series, the network touted its time-shifted viewing when announcing the renewal. The show averaged 1.1 million viewers per episode in Live + 7 Day ratings which take into account on-demand and DVR viewing.

Andrew Dice Clay in Dice (2016)

Renewed: "Dice"

Announced: Sept. 22, 2016

Showtime renewed comedy "Dice" for a 7-episode Season 2. The second season of the scripted, semi-autobiographical series about comedian Andrew Dice Clay will debut in 2017.

Donald Glover, Brian Tyree Henry, and Lakeith Stanfield in Atlanta (2016)

Renewed: "Atlanta"

Announced: Sept. 20, 2016

FX renewed comedy "Atlanta" for a 10-episode Season 2. The series premiere, which aired Sept. 7, scored the highest Nielsen ratings among the coveted Adults 18-49 demographic for a scripted comedy premiere in three years, garnering 1.1 million Adults 18-49 viewers in Nielsen Live + Same Day ratings. The show chronicles the lives of two cousins attempting to succeed in Atlanta's hip hop scene. It was created by, and stars, Donald Glover.

Pamela Adlon in Better Things (2016)

Renewed: "Better Things"

Announced: Sept. 20, 2016

FX renewed comedy "Better Things" for a 10-episode Season 2. The series stars, and was created by, Pamela Adlon. Adlon recently spoke to IMDb about the semi-autobiographical show, which chronicles the life of a single mother raising three daughters while struggling to keep her acting career afloat. While the show's Nielsen ratings are lower than FX's other new comedy "Atlanta," the network touted its strength among women viewers when announcing its renewal.

Carla Gugino, Luke Wilson, Imogen Poots, and M@tch in Roadies (2016)

Canceled: "Roadies"

Announced: Sept. 16, 2016

Showtime canceled comedy "Roadies" after a single season. The series about the behind-the-scenes adventures of a rock band's touring crew was created by acclaimed writer-director Cameron Crowe, but did not meet with favorable reviews.

Ron Perlman in Hand of God (2014)

Canceled: "Hand of God"

Announced: Sept. 15, 2016

Amazon Studios announced that drama "Hand of God" will end after the upcoming Season 2. The series stars Ron Perlman as a judge who, after the death of his son, believes that he has started to receive messages from God. The Season 2 release date has yet to be announced.

Kyle Chandler in Bloodline (2015)

Canceled: "Bloodline"

Announced: Sept. 14, 2016

Netflix announced that drama "Bloodline" will end after its upcoming Season 3 in 2017. The show's creators have stated they had a six-season story arc planned. The show's Season 3 episode order has also been trimmed from 13 to 10. "Bloodline" star Ben Mendelsohn recently won the 2016 Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama.

Regular Show (2009)

Canceled: "Regular Show"

Announced: Sept. 13, 2016

Cartoon Network has announced that "Regular Show" will draw to a close in Jan. 2017, at the end of Season 8. Executive producer J.G. Quintel said, "Making 'Regular Show' has been so much fun. We got to tell all of the stories we wanted to tell, and making the choice to go out exactly how we want to go out. We’re so proud and excited for people to see how we’re wrapping things up in a big, big way."

Denis Leary and Elizabeth Gillies in Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll (2015)

Canceled: "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll"

Announced: Sept. 9, 2016

FX canceled "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll" after two seasons. The finale garnered 450,000 Total Viewers on Sept. 1. The show starred Denis Leary as a former rock star who is desperate to make a comeback.

Yunjin Kim, Rochelle Aytes, and Jes Macallan in Mistresses (2013)

Canceled: "Mistresses"

Announced: Sept. 9, 2016

ABC canceled drama "Mistresses" after four seasons. The show was a summer staple for the network but its Nielsen ratings declined after the departure of the show's original star, Alyssa Milano. The Season 4 finale was watched by 2.6 million Total Viewers in Nielsen Live + Same Day Ratings, down from around 4 million viewers that the show averaged during Season 1. Unfortunately for the fans, Season 4 ended with a cliffhanger that will never be resolved.

Adam Baldwin and Eric Dane in The Last Ship (2014)

Renewed: "The Last Ship"

Announced: Sept. 8, 2016

TNT renewed sci-fi series "The Last Ship" for a 10-episode Season 5. It picked up Season 4 of the show in late July, which it is slated to air in 2017 followed by the fifth seasons in 2018. The Season 3 finale, which aired September 11, drew 2.3 million Total Viewers in Nielsen Live + Same Day ratings.

Moran Atias and Annet Mahendru in Tyrant (2014)

Canceled: "Tyrant"

Announced: Sept. 7, 2016

FX canceled drama "Tyrant" after three seasons. The network announced that it would not pick up a fourth season of the show just hours before the Season 3 finale aired. The series was always one of the network's lower-rated series. Season 3's viewership declined approximately 50% from Season 2.

Pedro Pascal, Jorge Monterrosa, and Boyd Holbrook in Narcos (2015)

Renewed: "Narcos"

Announced: Sept. 6, 2016

Netflix renewed crime drama "Narcos" for Seasons 3 and 4. The first season was nominated for a Golden Globe. While Netflix does not release metrics for its shows, it is believed to be one of the streaming service's most popular series. Season 2 premiered on Sept. 2.

Alice Braga and Justina Machado in Queen of the South (2016)

Renewed: "Queen of the South"

Announced: Sept. 6, 2016

USA renewed drama "Queen of the South" for Season 2. The drama about a woman who becomes a powerful drug smuggler is based on the hit telenovela "La Reina del Sur." The show was a below-the-radar hit ranking as Thursday's top scripted cable primetime program in the advertiser-friendly Adults 18-49 demographic throughout its first season. USA has hired a new showrunner, Natalie Chaidez, for Season 2.

Ellen Wong and Alex Mallari Jr. in Dark Matter (2015)

Renewed: "Dark Matter" and "Killjoys"

Announced: Sept. 1, 2016

Syfy renewed dramas "Dark Matter" and "Killjoys" for third seasons. Both shows, like most Syfy original series, have small same-day audiences. However, both shows double the size of their audience in time-shifted Live + 7-Day viewing.

Ana Ortiz, Judy Reyes, Roselyn Sanchez, Dania Ramirez, and Edy Ganem in Devious Maids (2013)

Canceled: "Devious Maids"

Announced: Sept. 1, 2016

Lifetime canceled "Devious Maids" after four seasons. The fourth season averaged 900,000 Total Viewers, about twice as many as Lifetime's other scripted series "UnReal," which was renewed. Allegedly, the network decided that "Devious Maids" was not a good fit for Lifetime's new mandate to develop more hip, edgy programming.