More than 30 US TV shows have been cancelled!

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  1. Rockman

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    ABC
    Suburgatory
    Super Fun Night
    The Neighbors
    Trophy Wife
    Mixology
    Once Upon a Time in Wonderland
    Mind Games
    Lucky 7

    FOX
    Surviving Jack
    Dads
    Almost Human
    Enlisted
    Rake
    Raising Hope

    CBS
    The Crazy Ones
    Bad Teacher
    Hostages
    Intelligence
    Friends With Better Lives

    NBC
    Revolution
    Believe
    Community
    Crisis
    Growing Up Fisher
    The Michael J. Fox Show
    Sean Saves the World
    Ironside
    Welcome to the Family

    CW
    The Carrie Diaries
    The Tomorrow People
    Supernatural: Bloodlines
    Star-Crossed
    Nikita

    And so the list probably will grow even longer as networks announce any more additional series to cancel.
     
  2. Nimrod

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    Four shows I watch on there, 3 of them were new shows that only made the first season.

    This isnt going well :( It seems any in-depth shows that attempt to build storylines always end up cancelled. To me it seems like TV Shows are getting dumbed down because anything with depth doesn't cut it into multiple seasons.

    Hate to sound like an old person talking about the old days, but it seems like we're never end up with shows like House, Fringe, Prison Break or Heroes again. Use to love getting really into a show and all its story arcs, plot twists and more :(
     
  3. xzKinGzxBuRnzx

    xzKinGzxBuRnzx The Feature Man

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    Can't believe Revolution got cancelled. It was quite good. :( There is also quite a few others on that list I was watching. TV Shows these days just never last long unless they are extremely popular like Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead.
     
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    Indeed i agree, that's very true. I've felt that ever since House, Prison Break, Heroes and Lost all finished. I loved all the twists, suspense and continuous stories that could span over multiple seasons.

    I think in the 24 thread i posted a link to an article about 24 coming back, which stated the networks didn't feel 20+ episode seasons were viable any more, as people want to "binge watch" on Netflix, or DVR the show without adverts. Which to be honest is totally true, i wouldn't watch live TV in america with all the advert breaks every 5-6 mins, it ruins any sort of enjoyment.

    However i do feel with people "binge watching" it's much easier for them to get in to a really long story like Lost for example, as your not waiting weeks / months between episodes, so a lot easier to remember and understand.

    It really is a case of networks refuse to adapt to modern consumption methods, so piracy becomes the most enjoyable way to watch tv shows.

    After Alcatraz, Last Resort and The River all got canned after a few episodes the other year i've not started watching any new series. All three had a really good plot and story line, yet never really got a chance.
     
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    Damn, I was really enjoying Mind Games...
     
  6. Trebor

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    I refuse to start watching a show unless it has major buzz from critics and/or good viewing figures. I'll wait till some shows I'm not certain about are on their third season before I'll begin to watch it. Like InsaneNutter and others who've posted, I've had some really good shows cancelled on me too often now :( The one recent surprise show I like that has tons of viewers in the US is Person of Interest but one show among so many cancelled won't make me change my mind on new shows unfortunately.
     
  7. paardje

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    ...That's a whole lotta shows!

    Uhh, the Michael J Fox show? Is that a show about making quick cocktails? *pun!*
     

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