And that’s a wrap.
The pandemic has created a TV panorama wherein no sequence is protected — even these exhibits renewed for the brand new season.
Sure, viewers are binge-watching greater than ever, however most of these exhibits and films had been filmed earlier than the industry-wide shut down in March. While the networks pushed their returning exhibits’ launch dates to later this fall, and even subsequent 12 months, they crammed the void with exhibits from different networks, together with “Transplant” on NBC and “Tell Me A Story” on The CW).
Several exhibits with out confirmed monitor data weren’t so fortunate, and had been canceled although they had been anticipated to air this TV season. Here’s a have a look at these reversals of fortune — and the place they stand going ahead.
This critically acclaimed drama stars Cobie Smulders (“How I Met Your Mother”) as Dex, a navy vet primarily based in Portland, OR, who turns into a non-public investigator, and Jake Johnson (“New Girl”) as her ex-con pal Grey McConnell. After its premiere in Sept. 2019, it averaged a strong 6 million viewers. In May 2020, it was renewed for a Season 2. Four months later, that call was reversed resulting from COVID-related manufacturing delays that failed to satisfy ABC’s desired air schedule.
Status: It’s reportedly being shopped round, so there’s an opportunity it may stay on by way of a distinct platform.
“Drunk History,” Comedy Central
This Emmy-nominated show adopted an inebriated narrator recounting numerous historic occasions every episode, with well-known visitor stars comparable to Jack Black and Bob Odenkirk becoming a member of within the enjoyable. It was renewed for a seventh season in August 2019. One 12 months later, simply after manufacturing on Season 7 was halted as a result of quarantine, the plug was pulled — making Season 6 its final hurrah.
Status: Dead. There’s no phrase on the show being shopped elsewhere.
“The Society,” Netflix
Helmed by creator Christopher Keyser (“Party of Five”) and starring Kathryn Newton (“Big Little Lies,”) this drama follows teenagers who rule their very own group after the adults mysteriously vanish. It was renewed for a Season 2 in July 2019. One 12 months later, it was axed resulting from finances and manufacturing difficulties (and steeper prices) within the wake of lockdowns.
Status: Mostly lifeless. It’s not at present being shopped round, however Keyser has said he needs to discover a manner for it to proceed.
“I’m Sorry,” TruTV
This critically acclaimed sitcom, which premiered in 2017, follows comedy author Andrea Warren (“Veep’s” Andrea Savage, additionally its creator) as she handled balancing her profession, her marriage to Mike (Tom Everett Scott, “13 Reasons Why”), and motherhood in L.A. In June of 2019, a 3rd season was greenlit. In August 2020, that call was revoked.
“I’m Not Okay With This,” Netflix
This teen drama starring Sophia Lillis (“Sharp Objects”) follows Sydney (Lillis), a woman who discovers that she has telekinetic powers. While Season 2 was not formally introduced, it was reportedly greenlit behind the scenes and moved into manufacturing. Last month, Netflix introduced that it was not transferring ahead. “We’re dissatisfied to need to make these selections resulting from circumstances created by COVID,” the streamer informed Deadline.
“Tosh.0,” Comedy Central
The pop-culture commentary show hosted by comic Daniel Tosh has aired since 2009, and in January it was renewed for a whopping 4 extra seasons — a serious vote of confidence that’s almost unparalleled. (A comparable renewal is NBC medical drama “New Amsterdam,” which was renewed for 3 extra seasons final January.) But, in August, the plug was pulled on “Tosh.0.” Now, the show will finish with Season 12 this fall (airing Tuesdays at 10 p.m.) as an alternative of with Season 16 in 2024. Despite the cancelation, after 11 years, it is going to nonetheless be the longest-running live-action show in Comedy Central’s historical past.
Status: it’s reportedly being shopped round, so it may not be lifeless for lengthy.