To the surprise of absolutely nobody, ABC has renewed hit medical drama "Grey's Anatomy" for a 15th season.
“'Grey’s Anatomy' has a special place in my heart and millions of viewers feel the same way,” said ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey in the announcement. “Thanks to fiercely loyal fans who have been on this journey since the beginning, and new generations of viewers who continue to discover the joy and drama of Grey Sloan Memorial, the show is as strong as ever.”
'Ash vs Evil Dead'
The hilariously bloody adventures of demon-fighter Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell) have come to an end, with Starz announcing it's cancelled "Ash vs Evil Dead" after three seasons. “'Ash vs Evil Dead' has been the ride of a lifetime. Ash Williams was the role of a lifetime. It was an honuor to reunite with 'Evil Dead' partners Rob Tapert and Sam Raimi to give our tireless fans another taste of the outrageous horror/comedy they demanded," said Campbell (who first played the chainsaw-handed hero in 1981) in a statement. "I will always be grateful to Starz for the opportunity to revisit the franchise that launched our careers.”
'Genius 3' Approved
National Geographic's scripted anthology series "Genius" is coming back, but no, audience's won't be visiting Albert Einstein Again.
Einstein was the star of season one and season two belonged to Pablo Picasso, but season three of "Genius" will explore the life of English novelist Mary Shelley, the creator of Frankenstein.
'Seven Seconds' Bleeds Out
"Seven Seconds" is out of time on Netflix, with the streaming giant nixing the well-received drama after just one season.
Showtime's spy thriller "Homeland" is coming to an end after eight seasons.
The show's star Claire Danes confirmed the news to Howard Stern on his Sirius XM show, telling him "Yeah, that’s it" for "Homeland".
CBS announced renewals for 11 more of its series, including "Survivor". Bringing back the reliable reality hit — currently airing its 36th season — is no surprise, give the continually strong ratings.
"Survivor" airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Global
'The Amazing Race'
Another long-running reality show received thumbs-up from CBS, which is renewing "The Amazing Race" for a 31st season.
Loosely based on Dr. Phil's early years as a jury consultant, this drama starring Michael Weatherley of "NCIS" fame continued to deliver the ratings in its sophomore season, leading to a third-season renewal.
"Bull" airs Tuesdays at 9 p.m. on Global
CBS has renewed its entire Friday-night lineup, including this Tom Selleck-starring police drama that will return for a ninth season.
The story of U.S. Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord will continue in a fifth season, with CBS announcing the political drama's renewal for the 2018-19 TV season.
"Madam Secretary airs Fridays at 10 p.m. on Global, returning with new episodes on April 27
'NCIS: Los Angeles'
The first spinoff of mega-hit "NCIS" will continue its run with a 10th season, which will kick off in fall 2018.
"NCIS: Los Angeles" airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Global
'NCIS" New Orleans'
Dwayne "King" Pride and the Big Easy NCIS crew will return for a fifth season thanks to CBS's renewal of the series for the 2018-19 season.
"NCIS: New Orleans" airs Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Global
CBS's across-the-board renewal of its Friday-night lineup is good news for the rebooted "MacGyver", which has been confirmed to return for a third season in the fall.
"MacGyver" airs 8 p.m. ET/PT on Global
Now that it's been renewed for a ninth season, CBS's "Hawaii Five-0" reboot is approaching the original, which ran for 12 seasons, from 1968 until 1980.
"Hawaii Five-0" airs Fridays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Global
Currently in its 51st season, the long-running newsmagazine remains one of the most-watched shows on television, and has been renewed by CBS for another season.
This CBS newsmagazine will continue its successful run, with CBS announcing the show has been renewed for the 2018-19 season.
'The Four: Battle for Stardom'
Following a brief run at the beginning of the year, reality music competition show "The Four: Battle for Stardom" will see a second season, with host Fergie and judges Sean “Diddy” Combs, DJ Khaled and Meghan Trainor all set to return. One judge who WON'T be returning: music industry exec Charlie Walk, who was shown the door when he faced several accusations of sexual harassment from his past. Fans won't have to wait long for the second season — it will be premiering on June 7.
One of TV's all-time biggest hits has been renewed, with CBS confirming that "NCIS" will be returning to the network's schedule for a 16th season. “It’s pretty simple – viewers everywhere love 'NCIS',” said CBS Entertainment president Kelly Kahl. “This show speaks to viewers of all ages, in all parts of the country and around the world. 'NCIS’ amazing characters and terrific storytelling result in some of TV’s most passionate fans. Of course, none of this would be possible without an outstanding production team, and talented cast led by the incomparable and absolutely tireless Mark Harmon. We’re thrilled he is returning as the centrepiece of the show, and we could not be more excited for 'NCIS’ 16th season.”
"NCIS" airs Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Global
'On My Block'
Netflix's coming-of-age comedy "On My Block" will be returning, with the streaming service confirming it's ordered a second season. The series follows four inner-city teenagers as they experience the ups and downs of high school.
'Marvel's Jessica Jones'
The adventures of tortured super-powered PI Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) will continue, with Netflix announcing its renewed the series for a third season. Season two made its debut, fittingly enough, on International Women's Day; the third-season premiere date has yet to be set.
'Silicon Valley' To See A Sixth Season
HBO has renewed the tech parody series "Silicon Valley" in the middle of its fifth season for another round of episodes in 2019.
Showrunner Mike Judge had anticipated season six to be the show's last, but has recently shown interest in pressing on: "Looking at these episodes, it kind of takes on a new life and a second wind to me in a way. I think it could go on for a while; you never know."
'Barry' Is Back
Bill Hader's new comedy "Barry" is being renewed for a second season following a strong performance out of the gate. Executive VP of HBO programming Amy Gravitt told The Hollywood Reporter the show has "delighted audiences with its deft interplay of comedy and drama."
Goodbye 'Broad City'
Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson's baby "Broad City" is concluding its Comedy Central run after five seasons. The future looks bright for the creative pair, however, as they have signed a "first look" agreement with the network.
Comedy Central and its parent company Viacom's other networks will have a first look at all content created and/or developed for television by Glazer and Jacobson.
'Alexa And Katie'
Netflix announces "Alexa and Katie" is being renewed for a second season. The news comes as a relief for fans of the series, as the streaming giant recently canned the high school comedy series “Everything Sucks!”
Allison Janney and Anna Faris will return for another season of "Mom", which was renewed by CBS for a sixth season. The Chuck Lorre-produced sitcom joins Lorre's other shows — "The Big Bang Theory" and its spinoff, "Young Sheldon" — which already received renewals.
'Mozart in the Jungle'
After four seasons, Amazon has decided to pull the plug on "Mozart in the Jungle", the critically acclaimed drama set in the world of classical music.
“We are so proud of the four seasons we made of this show and are grateful to the cast, crew, fans and Amazon for writing this symphony with us. We hope people will keep finding the show for years to come," said executive producers Paul Weitz, Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman and Will Graham in a joint statement announcing the series' end.
This 1980s set comedy about two groups of students — the nerdy members of the A.V. club and the flamboyant members of the drama club — won’t be returning for a second season, with Netflix announcing plans to cancel the show. The cancellation of “Everything Sucks” really sucks for fans, given the first season ended on a cliffhanger that, sadly, will never be resolved.
CBS celebrated the success of "S.W.A.T." by renewing the '70s cop show remake for a second season, noting in the announcement that the show had been "striking all the right notes creatively, and really connects with our viewers."
"S.W.A.T." airs Thursdays at 10 p.m. on Global
The David Borenaz-starring military drama was also renewed for a second season, with CBS Entertainment president Kelly Kahl remarking in a statement, “SEAL Team has strengthened our Wednesday lineup — routinely winning its time period with over 10 million viewers and allowing us to build an even more powerful night."
"Seal Team" airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. on Global
On April 2, The CW made the extraordinary move of renewing 10 of its series for the 2018-19 season, including "Supergirl". "Supergirl" originally debuted on CBS, but was shifted to The CW for its second season, and continues to perform well for the network. It will be back for a fourth season in the fall.
The first DC superhero series to air on The CW paved the way for the successful series that followed, and the dark, gritty drama was renewed for a seventh season.
A spinoff of "Arrow", "The Flash" will be back with a fifth season of speedy super-heroics.
'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
Featuring a cadre of costumed, time-travelling superheroes, "Legends of Tomorrow" has been a hit with viewers, and will be back for a fourth season. As a bonus, fan-favourite Jes Macallan (who plays Time Bureau agent Ava Sharpe) and Matt Ryan's John Constantine will officially join the cast.
The latest entry in The CW's DC Comics franchise earned great reviews and solid enough ratings to win a second season renewal.
The longest-running show on The CW, "Supernatural" debuted on the now-defunct WB network back in 2005. As part of The CW's 10-show renewal announcement, the Vancouver-shot show will be returning for a 14th season.
Boasting a concept that a lot of people thought was pretty weird, this "Twin Peaks"-style spin on the "Archie" comics has become a must-watch mystery for fans, who are no doubt thrilled that "Riverdale" will be back for a third season.
Few TV comedies are as ambitious as "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend", deftly tackling issues surrounding mental health while also serving up original songs presented in Broadway-style dance numbers. The CW announced it was bringing the show back for a fourth season, which will sadly be its last.
'Jane the Virgin'
It's official: The Gina Rodriguez-starring comedy will be back for a fifth season.
The CW's remake of the iconic 1970s primetime soap will be back for a second season — more good news for fans who are enjoying the recent addition of former "Desperate Housewives" star Nicollette Sheridan to the cast, taking on the role of devious Alexis Carrington that was played by Joan Collins in the original.
Shortly after the "Roseanne" revival debuted to a whopping 18 million viewers (which was later upped to 25 million thanks to time-shifting), ABC made the no-brainer decision to bring "Roseanne" back for another season.